MCLEAN, VA. – Oct, 16 2014 – Cognosante, a leading provider of Health IT services, announced that Senator Thomas Daschle has joined the Board of Directors of Cognosante. Senator Daschle’s active involvement in domestic health reform enables him to provide unique guidance to the leadership of the company.
“Cognosante has an important mission and I am excited to help this company achieve its vision of applying information technology to reform health care. I look forward to working with this dynamic leadership team, sharing my insights and providing advice to this rapidly growing company” says Senator Daschle.
“Senator Daschle is one of the country’s leading Health Care Reformers. He understands how technology contributes to the advancement of affordable health care to our society. We are honored that Senator Daschle has joined our Board” says Cognosante’s CEO Michele Kang. “His service in the Senate Committees as well as the Senate Majority Leader passing key health legislation, coupled with his current work in domestic health care initiatives, makes him a vital member of our Board.”
Senator Daschle has participated in the development and debate of major health reform public policy issue of the last three decades. He has written extensively on the major health care issues facing this nation including the publication of: Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis and Getting It Done: How Obama and Congress Finally Broke the Stalemate to Make Way for HealthCare Reform. His work to create the Bipartisan Policy Center, brings a balanced perspective to help society advance health care.
In 1978, Senator Daschle was elected to the US House of Representatives. In 1986, he was elected to the US Senate. Senator Daschle is the only Senator to serve twice as both Majority and Minority Leader.
Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation, healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.