Anna Mathias - Project Coordinator

Anna Mathias, BS, PMP

Project Manager, Health IT

Anna Mathias is a PMP certified Health IT 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.

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

She is experienced in managing long-running and complex Health IT quality and regulatory oversight reporting 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.

Audits and Compliance Consulting

  • 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

  • Angela Prieto v. Rush University Medical Center


    Jurisdiction: Circuit Court, Cook County Illinois, Case No. 18 L 003531
    Counsel: Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP
    Nature of Matter: Medical malpractice
    Description of Services: Managing the Expert Consulting work for 3 team members who are completing the review and discovery production of electronic health record information relevant to the case and providing analysis regarding industry standards for electronic health record audit logs.

  • Masonicare Corporation v. Cerner Corporation


    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
    Counsel: Blank Rome LLP
    Nature of Matter: Breach of contract
    Description of Services: Project Manager for a team of 3 Expert Consultants who are providing analysis of the attempted implementation of Cerner’s CommunityWorks EHR product and related software for use with Masonicare’s residential living, skilled nursing, long term
    care, acute care and home care services; work includes review of the health IT software and services and compliance with industry standards

  • Tanya Svoboda v. Amazon.com, Inc., and Amazon.com Services LLC


    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Illinois
    Counsel: Keogh Law, LTD.
    Nature of Matter: Privacy Class Action
    Description of Services: Project Manager for a team of 5 Expert Consultants who are providing analysis of the use of biometric data without informed consent.

  • The Nielson Company (US), LLC. v. TVision Insights, Inc.


    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court District of Delaware
    Counsel: Keogh Law, LTD.
    Nature of Matter: Patent Infringement
    Description of Services: Project Manager for a team of 5 Expert Consultants providing code review relevant to the case and analysis regarding potential infringement of the ‘889 Patent.

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