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The NH HIE PI Steering Committee oversees the work performed within the project.

The Steering Committee membership includes Nicholas Toumpas, the DHHS Commissioner, and his Policy Team, as follows:

  • Mary Ann Cooney, DHHS Associate Commissioner
  • Kathleen Dunn, Associate Commissioner
  • José Montero, NH Public Health Director

The Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT) team consists of a Project Director, a Project Manager, and a Project Analyst.

  • Project Director
    • Has primary responsibility for the project, including financial accountability
    • Leads Leadership Team
    • Presents status updates to Steering Committee and Stakeholders
    • Presents deliverable to Steering Committee for approval and to Stakeholders for review, feedback and input
  • Project Manager
    • Overall responsibility for quality and timeliness of deliverables, status reporting, risk and issue management
    • Responsible for project plan, schedule, quality and timeliness of deliverables, status reporting, risk and issue management
    • Responsible for coordinating and integrating work of all sub-teams, consultants, contracted services and technology vendors
    • Responsible for coordinating and integrating work of other related projects and initiatives
  • Project Analyst
    • Supports Project Director and Project Manager as needed.
    • Creates and maintains Project Communication Strategy, Plan and Schedule
    • Creates and supports the creation of project deliverables
    • Assists with administrative tasks such as
      • Scheduling and organizing meetings
      • Creating meeting minutes
      • Maintaining Project Documentation Library
    The Leadership Team role is comprised of the following DHHS leaders:
  • William Baggeroer, DHHS Chief Information Officer
  • Brook Dupee, Chief, Bureau of Public Health Informatics, DHHS Division of Public Health Services
  • Andrew Chalsma, Chief, Bureau of Data and Systems Management, DHHS Office of Medicaid Business and Policy
  • Shanthi Venkatesan, Administrator – Finance/ARRA, DHHS Office of Business Operations
  • Patrick Miller, Research Associate Professor, University of New Hampshire, NH Institute for Health Policy and Practice
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