Stephen Gantz

Stephen GantzAs Vice President of Health Reform for Cognosante, Steve provides solution architecture development, strategic planning, business development and sales support, and security and privacy expertise to all Cognosante business lines, with particular focus on federal and state-level healthcare transformation initiatives such as health information exchanges and health information exchanges. He works in close collaboration with federal and state health agencies to understand and respond to provisions in recent major legislation such as the HITECH Act and Affordable Care Act, and to implement and successfully manage health IT solutions mandated or specified for health reform initiatives.

He also oversees the privacy and security compliance of customer-facing and internal programs with relevant security and privacy laws and regulations, including FISMA, HIPAA, HITECH, and the Privacy Act, leveraging federal and international standards and guidelines such as the NIST 800 Series of Special Publications and the ISO/IEC 27000 series standards.