Cognosante Promotes Steve Schliesman to SVP, Military and Veterans Health

FALLS CHURCH, VA. – September 26, 2018 – Cognosante, a leader in health information technology solutions and services for Federal and state public health agencies, today announced the promotion of Steve Schliesman to Senior Vice President, Military and Veterans Health.

Schliesman, previously Vice President and General Manager, Military and Veterans Health, will continue leading the company’s effort to deliver improved services to the DoD and VA, including Veteran referral management, cloud computing, and call center solutions.

“It has long been my desire to provide health IT services within the Veteran community—an effort that will ultimately change and improve the way military and Veteran healthcare is provided,” said Cognosante founder and CEO Michele Kang. “We are vested in our commitment, and we are determined to provide solutions that ensure better, faster, and more personalized care for those who have served. Steve, a Veteran and highly respected leader within the Military and Veteran community, understood my vision and has made great strides in spearheading this effort. He has done an exceptional job managing this portfolio.”

“I take pride in the shared success of Cognosante and my team,” said Schliesman. “Our mission to better the lives of Military service members and Veterans is something I take to heart and find purpose in. I am honored to be part of an organization with a clear focus on improving healthcare, and to have a great team that shares the same passion.”

About Cognosante
Cognosante provides technology solutions, business process outsourcing, and consulting services to Federal, state, and local government health agencies. The company has nearly three decades of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government, developing, managing, and executing large, complex health information programs. Its expertise includes Medicaid; Medicare; military and Veterans’ health; the health insurance marketplace; data standards and analytics; modular system development and integration; and fraud, waste, and abuse detection and prevention. Visit for more information.

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Media Contact
Heidi Gerarde
Communications Manager, Cognosante
(703) 658-8414



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