Cognosante Appoints Michael Lundie Practice Director of Heath Information Exchange Practice


MCLEAN, Va., May 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognosante, a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations, announced it has appointed Michael Lundie as the new Practice Director of its Health Information Exchange (HIE) practice. Mike has been with Cognosante since September 2011 and has focused on HIE implementations and setting the technical direction for the HIE practice. In his expanded role, he will assume the lead in driving business and marketing strategy for HIE and SmartStream™ opportunities. With over 30 years of increasing responsibilities in technical leadership, software development, large-scale network operations, and business-critical management, Mike has a strong background in health information technology.

"Mike is an innovative thinker and excellent communicator" said Tom Stepka, EVP and Chief Operating Officer of Cognosante. "He has taken SmartStream to new heights while making it sellable and scalable to a broader audience—all while being able to explain its capabilities to the masses."

About Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations. The company assists its clients in developing, managing and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, improper payment, health insurance exchange, NwHIN, and The Direct Project. Please visit for more information.

About SmartStream

Cognosante's SmartStream is a patented solution that collects, integrates and filters patient clinical and administrative data, and generates real-time alerts, reminders and other pertinent messages. These messages are triggered when there are indicators of need for an immediate clinical intervention or to ensure patient compliance with care plans and evidence-based practice guidelines.

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