Anna Mathias - Project Manager, Health IT

Anna Mathias, BS, PMP

Project Manager, Health IT and Litigation

Anna Mathias is a PMP certified Project Manager with a focus in organizing, supporting, and substantively contributing to work products related to Electronic Health Record (EHR) software quality, regulatory, and patient safety assessments. She is a strong leader and team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including direct management experience and training of 15 cross-functional staff on a five-year, first-of-kind quality oversight project for the ONC/HHS.

Experienced in all phases of the project lifecycle, from requests and bids for proposals, to account and stakeholder management and project execution, Anna excels at engaging stakeholders and managing client expectations, and her past experience includes development of organizational structures and relationship building with large EHR vendors.

Anna is experienced in managing long-running and complex litigation cases and Health IT regulatory oversight programs, contributing to and completing RFPs for the REMS industry, and managing and supporting a team of experts’ analysis and guidance involving the safety and quality of software, regulations such as CEHRT and Meaningful Use, ISO Standards, and industry best practices for quality and risk management in Health IT software.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Manage multiple ongoing projects including Government Audits, Regulatory Consulting, Litigation Cases, Research Projects, and Med Malpractice Cases
  • Responsible for managing the expert consultant work product of the 15-person Software Quality Oversight team for a large Electronic Health Record Vendor as contracted under a first of kind 5-year Corporate Integrity Agreement administered jointly by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Office of the Inspector General of the United States (OIG)
  • Plan, coordinate, write, edit, and submit final work product to clients
  • Perform and provide support during the audit of a HIT software company’s development lifecycle practices, including the design, development, testing, and deployment of software, with a focus on understanding and mitigating defects that could implicate patient safety or EHR certification
  • Interface with Clients and internal Leadership regarding organizational aspects of projects, including managing documents, information requests, and associated data, as well as tracking progress toward attainment of project milestones
  • Train employees and contract consultants on internal and external computer systems, policies, procedures, and tools
    Assist the Division Vice President with business development activities, procurement of resources, contract review,
    completion of RFPs, and development of internal policies and procedures
  • Manages and supports a team of experts’ analysis and guidance involving the safety and quality of software, regulations such as CEHRT and Meaningful Use, ISO Standards, and industry best practices for quality and risk management in Health IT software.

Management, Audits, & Compliance Consulting

  • Bluesight, Inc.
    Project manager for a team performing management advisory services related to assessment of effectiveness of organizational strategy as executed through technology processes and functions, people, structure, and culture.
  • REMS–Data, Quality, Process and Systems Review

    Project manager for a team performing independent, internal data, quality, process and systems review for a major FDA-regulated REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) program and for a popular generic medication with serious side effects.
  • Adheris Health, a MedAdvisor Company
    Project manager for a team performing advisory services related to implementing a robust product management function along with a standard software development lifecycle process (SDLC).
  • eClinicalWorks, LLC and the Office of the Inspector General of
    HHS Software Quality Oversight Organization

    Project Manager for a team of 15 serving as the Software Quality Oversight Organization (SQOO) under the Corporate Integrity Agreement between eClinicalWorks, LLC. and the Office of the Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services dated May 30, 2017. The SQOO Team serves as an independent audit and oversight organization covering a technical review of EHR software and development processes as it relates to patient safety.
  • Greenway Health
    Project Manager for a team performing consultation regarding compliance and regulatory matters for Certified Health IT software.
  • Integra Connect
    Project Manager for a team of Consultants performing gap analysis and recommendations for improving compliance with CEHRT regulations for Certified Health IT software.

Litigation Experience

  • Robotic Vision Technologies, Inc. v. ABB, Inc.
    Jurisdiction: Delaware District Court
    Case Number: 1:22-cv-01257
    Counsel: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC
    Nature of Matter: Patent Infringement, Copyright, and Trade Secret
  • Brady and Macy Ingram v. Cerner Corporation
    Jurisdiction: Circuit Court Of Jefferson County, Alabama
    Case Number: 2020-902915.00-DEB
    Counsel: Hare, Wynn, Newell & Newton, LLP
    Nature of Matter: Medical malpractice
  • Angela Prieto v. Rush University Medical Center
    Jurisdiction: Circuit Court, Cook County Illinois
    Case Number: 18 L 003531
    Counsel: Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP
    Nature of Matter: Medical malpractice
  • Masonicare Corporation v. Cerner Corporation
    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
    Counsel: Blank Rome LLP
    Nature of Matter: Breach of contract
  • Tanya Svoboda v., Inc., and Services LLC

    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Illinois
    Counsel: Keogh Law, LTD.
    Nature of Matter: Privacy Class Action
  • The Nielsen Company (US), LLC. v. TVision Insights, Inc.
    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Delaware
    Counsel: Keogh Law, LTD.
    Nature of Matter: Patent Infringement

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