Ms. Kadambari is the founder and CEO of Medarcus. In a career that has spanned across 20 years, Varna has gained considerable integration experience with EHR implementations and HL7 Interfaces, program management, and leadership skills. Her prior portfolio of clients include Catholic Health Systems, Baylor Healthcare, Community Health Systems (CHS), and Dignity Health. Most recently, Varna has lead projects for the County of San Bernardino CA Department of Public Health and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. Varna is well versed in the full life-cycle of a typical deployment from the procurement, implementation and go-lives.
James Hoover is a seasoned technology executive and serial entrepreneur. Throughout his career James has launched several successful technology-consulting firms in the past and most recently joined the founding team of Medarcus, a Healthcare IT services firm based out of Washington, D.C.
James is also the General Partner of Taveekan Capital; a small private equity fund focused on IT consulting firms in the Washington DC Federal market, specialty finance, and healthcare IT.
Ali Shefizadeh, MD, MPP has over ten years of leadership experience as the Director, COO, and CEO of hospitals and multi-site ambulatory care systems. He is an operator and strategist with strong project management experience, including in the implementation of health informatics platforms that bring together IT and clinical leaders to provide more focused, patient centered, and cost effective solutions.
James has an extensive healthcare IT career spanning 33 plus years. His introduction to the MedSeries4 (Cerner MS4) application began back in 1984 working as an implementation specialist. He took an IT Director position in 1990 with the Legacy Health System in Portland, Oregon and worked there for 12 years. He became a consultant after that and continued for 15 years working in various roles. James gained a great deal of experience and knowledge in the healthcare IT and the Revenue Cycle arena, and his latest contribution was to the Dignity Health EHR Implementation for last 7 years. James has an undergraduate degree in Accounting and an MBA degree with emphasis in the International Business Management
Layton Welborn, Chief Architect of the Medarcus legacy archive solution MA2Ô and is one of our Sure Patient developers. Layton holds experience that includes enterprise wide data conversions which include clinical and financial data from legacy EHR’s and clinical systems to most major EHR’s. Layton’s most recent experience is supporting Medarcus clients nationwide and with Scripps Healthcare based in San Diego, California. Layton is Epic Bridges Certified.
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