SenecaGlobal Appoints Industry Veteran, Doug DeShazo as Senior Director of Healthcare Interoperability

Reinforces company’s commitment to drive innovation for SMBs and large healthcare tech innovators

OAK BROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SenecaGlobal, a global leader in software development, managed services and technical advisory services, today announced that Doug DeShazo has joined its Healthcare and Biomedical Practice, as senior director of healthcare interoperability, bringing over 20 years of extensive experience developing and implementing interoperability regulations and standards in the healthcare field.

In this new capacity, Doug provides integrated technical consulting and architectural guidance to advance SenecaGlobal’s standardized interoperability offerings. Doug is highly regarded as a thought leader in the healthcare interoperability arena, including being a founding member of the FHIR Foundation. In addition, he has acted as a representative to HL7, DaVinci, The CARIN Alliance, Argonaut, HIMSS, Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise and The Sequoia Project. Doug has worked with major providers, pharma companies, independent software vendors, and payer organizations helping with interoperability standards development efforts.

Prior to joining SenecaGlobal, Doug held positions at EPAM Systems and Cognizant, working extensively on the interoperability efforts of leading payers and providers. He has led large-scale health information exchange (HIE) implementations, participated in standards and protocols development, delivered interoperability strategies, enterprise architectures, and product design in the areas of HIE, Electronic Health Records/Electronic Medical Records (EHR/EMR), as well as the application of interoperability standards.

“We are honored that Doug is joining our expanding team of healthcare integrated technology consultants. He is a seasoned professional who has years of deep connections and involvement with standards bodies,” said Shawna Koch Mishael, head of healthcare for SenecaGlobal. “Doug brings a wealth of knowledge of interoperability standards and the new complex regulations that continue to puzzle many healthcare companies. He has already been instrumental in helping our clients navigate through the challenges of healthcare product design and development to achieve true interoperability.”

SenecaGlobal offers a suite of services and market expertise across every area of the healthcare ecosystem to help companies bring ideas from concept to market more quickly. The company provides expert insight, architectural planning and software development without the complexity of working with a large IT services firm.

Key service offerings include:

  • Complex healthcare-specific software development services
  • FHIR implementation customized to customers’ environments
  • USCDI and big data mapping, schema
  • Big data architectural design and engineering
  • Healthcare-specific secure-by-design advisement
  • Architectural design and implementation

Learn more about SenecaGlobal’s Healthcare and Biomedical Services practice here.

About SenecaGlobal

Founded in 2007, SenecaGlobal is a global leader in software development and management. Services include software product development, application software development, enterprise cloud and managed services, quality assurance and testing, security, operations, help desk, technology advisory services, and more. The company’s agile team consists of world-class information technologists and business executives across industries, ensuring that we provide clients with a strong competitive advantage.

SenecaGlobal is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and has a state-of-the-art software development and management center in Hyderabad, India. The company is certified as a Great Place to Work® and is ISO 9001 certified for quality and ISO 27001 certified for security.


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