Dev is a health information technology professional with over 30 years experience in Information Technology.  He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer for the Georgia Association for Primary Health Care (GAPHC).  GAPHC is a member service organization for GA’s FQHCs under a cooperative agreement with HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care.  Dev also serves as project lead for the GAPHC Health Center Controlled Network (HCCN) program.  In his roles with GAPHC he provides assistance to the 34 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in Georgia with various HIT projects and guidance throughout the 229 clinic sites and 129 counties served by the GAPHC members.

 

His healthcare background includes work in the primary care, behavioral health care, home health care and inpatient care settings.  His initial exposure into healthcare was co-founder of a software/application development company that specialized in lab order entry and electronic billing packages for physicians and rural hospitals throughout Georgia.

 

Dev’s  Information Technology background includes the roles of application developer, business analyst, development team manager and project manager.  He currently makes presentations on health information security, data analytics, HIPAA, Health Information Technology and business continuity.  Active projects in supporting the FQHCs include IT security, remote process automation, improved data integration and quality, and various data sharing initiatives.