WA HIMSS Board of Directors

Dylan Strecker

President 
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Dylan is a Director of Advisory Solutions at Lumeris where he collaborates with Health Systems and Payors to successfully navigate Value Based Care (VBC). Dylan believes the three most important factors in VBC are physician engagement, aligned incentives, and robust analytics & informatics.

Dylan has supported projects ranging from Health Information Exchange implementation to development of Outpatient Joint Replacement Centers. In his current role, Dylan partners with organizations to stand-up Medicare Advantage Plans and Population Health Services Organizations.

Dylan holds advanced degrees in both Healthcare Information Science and Healthcare Administration from the University of Missouri – School of Medicine.

Lastly, Dylan has been a HIMSS Member since 2013. He actively engages the HIMSS community through volunteer work and speaking engagements both nationally and locally. Dylan also served as past Secretary for the Washington State HIMSS Chapter.


Dwayne Neufeld

President-Elect

 

Dwayne Neufeld brings a passion for technology, problem solving and working with people. For over 25 years, he has started companies, led sales teams and served on boards - all with the goal of solving problems in innovative ways by leveraging people and technology.  He currently works on the NW Healthcare team for Databank and Kyocera providing solutions that simplify business processes for better health outcomes.  He serves regularly at a Homeless shelter and his local church.  When not working he is cooking, kayaking, jogging and generally enjoying the Northwest with his wife of 26 years, 2 dogs, 4 kids and one grandson.  

“As Program Chair my goal is to provide programs that will educate and inspire you in new ways - to blend technology and information to better serve your clients.  To do this I need your help with ideas, desires and possibly as a volunteer – reach out to start a conversation!”


Kelly Nettle, RN-BC, MS

Treasurer & Clinical Informatics Chair
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Kelly Nettle RN-BC, MS, has over 30 years of nursing experience and currently works for UW Medicine/Northwest Hospital & Medical Center as a Clinical Workflow Designer. In her current role Kelly designs electronic workflows and rules in the EMR incorporating current healthcare trends in technology for Meaningful Use, HIPAA, TJC, and national regulatory guidelines that impact the workflow and processes for the clinicians. Kelly's passion is being an advocate and champion for providers, clinicians, and end-users, creating a bridge between IT and end-users to increased staff confidence and engagement in technology.

Kelly’s educational background is a BSN with a Master of Science in Clinical Informatics with a Nursing Informatics Board Certification. Before joining UW Medicine Kelly worked as a consultant for a variety of healthcare technology implementations, was a Director of Clinical Informatics, Director of Pre/Post-operative services, as well as bedside nursing in Emergency services, and Peri-operative services.


Jaclyn Barhoum

Secretary
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Jaclyn Barhoum is an Account Executive for Medasource, a nationally based healthcare consulting firm where she supports the largest healthcare providers and payers in Washington state. She has a passion for Healthcare IT and supporting the organizations she engages with through setting up and implementing new Digital Health, Population Health, and Telehealth strategies.

Jaclyn received her Bachelor’s degree in from Western Washington University. She has been a HIMSS member since 2019 and was previously in a collaborative role with the Membership Chair, working to enhance the existing membership and drive new membership growth.


David Porter

Membership Chair
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David Porter is an executive at Medasource, a consulting firm focused on leading large healthcare organizations through complex software installs and assisting with the set up and implementation of Digital Health, Population Health, and Telehealth strategies. Currently, David oversees Medasource’s strategy and operations for the western half of the U.S.

Recent leadership roles include:

• Director of Membership – HIMSS Dairyland Chapter

• Director of Students – HIMSS Dairyland Chapter

• Director of Midwest Operations & Strategy – Medasource Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Chicago Regions

• Director of West Coast Operations & Strategy – Medasource PNW, California, and Arizona Regions

David has almost a decade of experience in Health Information Technology. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.


Artina Mitchell

Communications Chair
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Artina has 25 years of experience in sales and business development and spent the last 10 specializing in HIT. She’s also owned, operated and sold two successful businesses and received her Bachelors in Business Management from the University of Phoenix in 2009. She currently works at Zones as an award winning healthcare account executive where she consults, designs and delivers technology solutions to healthcare organizations in the PNW. Artina specializes in MHealth, Datacenter, Networking and Software but her true skill is the ability to solve complex business issues. She believes this skill came from her diverse background and raising three boys on her own where problem solving, crisis management, communication, creativity, financial management and negotiation skills were essential to survival. She is a perpetual listener, student, collaborator and adviser who believes that success is a result of what you do, not what you have and she will use all she has to create awareness, overcome challenges and help herself and others obtain results. Yes, she has a few war stories and is never ashamed to share, so go ahead, ask. 


Mauraan Schultz

Business Development & Sponsorship Chair
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Mauraan C. Schultz has a 25+ history in healthcare and IT. Ms. Schultz started her career in pharmacy services and operations, GPOs, contracting and inventory management in a premier academic medical center. She held management positions at industry-leading consulting firms, including: EY, Capgemini and Accenture. Ms. Schultz provided leadership at market-leading Health IT software vendors, multiple health eCommerce sites, overseas socialized medicine programs and mobile application development.

Leading Delivery, Talent Solutions and Operations, at PivotPoint Consulting (PPC), Mauraan is focused on ensuring client and consultant success. Mauraan also leads the Patient Experience practice at PPC, bringing her knowledge to bear in the development of organizational strategies, roadmaps, marketing to consumers and driving ROI in mobile applications. Ms. Schultz holds a BS in Computer Science & Project Management from Capella University and a BS in Business Administration from Golden Gate University.


Erika Hjalseth, RN, MS

Scholarship Chair
 

 

Erika Hjalseth RN, MS, is a Clinical Performance Nurse with Sound Physicians. She works with the Hospitalist Team at Good Samaritan Hospital focusing on quality and process improvement. She also applies data analytics skills to improve performance metrics, and partner with hospital leadership to works towards organizational goals. Prior to this position, Erika spent 7 years working in the clinical setting as a nurse, including: inpatient and emergency behavioral health, inpatient acute medical rehab, and outpatient oncology. 


Chad Hiner, RN, MS

Member-at-Large

 

Chad Hiner RN, MS, is the Director of healthcare industry solutions for nVoq, Inc. He works with nVoq partners and customers developing voice-enabled use cases, providing the clinician perspective for EHR, mobile forms and other applications. He also plays a major role in validation and prioritization of market-driven product requirements.

Before joining nVoq, Chad spent 15 years working in clinical environments, including: an Army Combat Support Hospital (CSH), a bone-marrow and stem-cell transplant unit and a trauma surgical intensive care unit. He has been involved in a variety of health IT implementations, and previously worked as a clinical operations and workflow analyst for a level-one trauma and academic medical center. He is published in the “American Journal of Critical Care Nursing,” presented at the University Health System Consortium (UHC) Annual Conference, and participated in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase for five years.