Tom Howard is a skilled healthcare consultant with nearly two decades of experience leading payer and provider organizations through a variety of complex technology projects. He provides strategic counsel on issues ranging from data integration and Health Information Exchange (HIE) to population health management and IT system selection and implementation.
Howard has deep expertise in healthcare IT integration, including Health Level 7 (HL7) messaging and HIE projects. Prior to joining Cumberland, Howard was a manager at Accenture, where he helped architect a successful nationwide health information network prototype. In addition, his experience includes serving healthcare clients through roles at Capgemini and EY.
Howard holds a ScrumMaster certification from Scrum Alliance, the Agile community’s largest and most established professional membership and certification organization, as well as a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute, the leading professional membership association for the project management profession. Howard earned his Bachelor of Science degree in information management and technology from Syracuse University and resides in Kansas City.