Welcome Jeff Chamberlain

September 2, 2013

Jeff came to ALTEK after consulting for various clients as an IT Project Manager. Prior to this he worked in the healthcare IT industry for 10 years in project management, building on-site corporate clinics, implementing electronic medical record systems, and providing overall technology input to the executive office. Additionally, he served as corporate process engineer to help troubleshoot and provide sales support.

Jeff has also spent eight years as a project field engineer for the telecommunications industry working on projects around the globe including installing and servicing cellular and RF equipment in South America, Europe, and Russia. He has delivered training on a wide variety of topics from cellular theory, installation and maintenance, and on several software tools ranging from Microsoft products to Sun and HP UX.

Jeff joined ALTEK in September of 2013 as a Six Sigma Lean Professional (SSLP) through Management and Strategy Institute. He earned his Project Management Professional Certification in December 2013 and he is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) through the Scrum Alliance.

New ALTEKer – Lauren Burdette

May 28, 2013

Lauren comes to ALTEK as a recent graduate of The University of Maryland, College Park. She is our HR Generalist and will be managing our events and event planning as well as providing support to our recruiting and sales departments.

ALTEK wins contracts in support of the Health Information Exchange “HIE” and Health Benefits Exchange for the State of Maryland.

July 2, 2012

The contract resulting from this RFP is for a period of 15 months beginning on or about May 14th, 2012 (award number MDM003100805).

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires states to either establish and operate a Health Insurance Exchange by 2014 or participate in the federal Exchange. Maryland’s Health Benefit Exchange  (Exchange) will allow Marylanders to compare rates, benefits, and quality among plans to help individuals and small employers find an insurance product that best suits their needs.

ALTEK has been awarded a Master Services Agreement for CRISP

July 2, 2012

The Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients, or CRISP, is a not-for-profit membership corporation advised by a wide range of stakeholders responsible for the healthcare of Maryland’s citizens. We receive input and advice from patients; hospital systems; physicians; insurance providers; technology providers; privacy advocates; public health officials; and advocates for seniors, the uninsured, and the medically underserved.

CRISP is formally designated Maryland’s statewide health information exchange (HIE) by the Maryland Health Care Commission, as directed by the state’s legislature and Gov. Martin O’Malley. CRISP has also been named Maryland’s Regional Extension Center for Health IT (REC) by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), with an objective of assisting 1,000 primary care providers to deploy Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and achieve meaningful use by 2012.

Together, CRISP’s REC and HIE efforts serve to advance health and wellness of Marylanders by helping healthcare providers to use EHRs in a meaningful way and enabling those providers to share clinical data with other providers and hospital systems across the state.

Chicago Office Opened

April 11, 2012

ALTEK’s Chicago office opened April 2nd. Barbara Silman, our Chicago Branch Manager, is providing client support and business development. Stay tuned for updates on Chicago…

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