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Program Contacts

Key EHR Program Contacts

Executive Direction:

Michael Toedt, Rear Admiral, MD, IHS Chief Medical Officer

Mitch Thornbrugh, Chief Information Officer and Director for the IHS Office of Information Technology

EHR Development Projects Director:
Bradley Bishop, CAPT, USPHS Pharmacy Consultant Acting Supervisory Informaticist
The EHR Development Projects Director is responsible for coordinating and directing the development and testing of the IHS-EHR and related applications.  CAPT Bishop also develops and coordinates training and deployment for EHR Clinical Reminders.

Technical Lead:
Jeanette Kompkoff, DIT Director (Acting), Office of Information Technology
The Director of the OIT Division of Information Technology is responsible for designating staff to oversee development, testing and certification of the EHR applications, technical support for EHR after deployment, and consultation and support on network and technical infrastructure issues.

Deployment and Training Coordinator:
David Taylor, MHS, RPh, PA-C, RN, IHS Office of Information Technology
The Deployment and Training Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating training activities for Clinical Application Coordinators, EHR implementation teams, and clinical users.

Hardware and Network Consultant:
Kowaine Baker, IT Specialist, CSMT Office of Information Technology
The Hardware and Network Consultant provides consultation to Areas and health care facilities on computer hardware and network requirements for adequate support of EHR.

Health Information Management Consultant:
Jackie Reyes, MBA, RHIT, CTR, National Health Information Management (HIM) Program, Office of Information Technology

The IHS HIM Acting Lead works with the Area HIM Consultants, to represent the HIM profession in key roles involving the planning, developing and implementing of technology and HIM solutions for administrative and clinical aspects of health delivery using the RPMS/EHR. In addition, policy formulation, data quality, patient privacy, documentation compliance, and overall management of the patient's health record are the responsible of the HIM program.