Senior Vice President @ AEGIS.net
Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President and Founder of AEGIS.net, Inc., a CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated (DEV-SVC+SSD), ISO 9001:2008 certified small business and premier provider of Information Technology consulting services to Federal Civilian, Defense and Commercial sector clients. AEGIS’ core capabilities include all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (including CyDevOps, and Agile), and Organizational Performance/Process Improvement. Mr. Hyland has been interviewed and published in articles on Federal healthcare market trends focusing on the challenges facing interoperability. Mr. Hyland has been a fixture within the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase for over five years providing industry expertise on “Continuous Interoperability Challenges and Solutions”. Mr. Hyland guidance on Interoperability and the Integrated Ecosystem has been sought by Senior Leadership within HL7, Sequoia, AMDIS, AMA, AHIMA, HIMSS, IHE USA and IHE International, along with Federal Agencies including Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and Health and Human Services.
One of the missions of Connectathon, Inc. is to unite the implementation community. We saw an opportunity to host our first Connectathon Testing Event and Conference during a time when no other event was planned. We had proactively made contact with organizations such as HL7 and IHE inviting them to participate, at no cost, in our event and run their specific testing tracks. Our venue was large enough to accommodate at least 300 systems and respective participants. We had previously learned that there were no plans for an event in this time frame and we wanted to continue the progress of testing, validation, and further development of test methods that were meaningful to the implementation community.
Having learned recently, through public announcement, that IHE International and IHE USA are now planning a small connectathon event, during the exact same week as ours, we didn't want to dilute the progress of testing and validation as this goes directly against our mission. As such, we have decided to suspend our current event in February. We've already contacted all registrants and offered them a refund and hope they will consider supporting this upcoming IHE testing event in February.
Please continue to follow our website and social media to learn how we intend to make testing and validation a year-round endeavor and not just a singular event.
Thank you to every vendor who registered and trusted us to host an awesome conference!
Your Connectathon, Inc. Team