Health Data Movers
Health Data Movers is a team of health IT leaders, consultants, engineers, and data experts who partner with health systems to make real change happen. Our company was born out of the idea that the toughest data and system challenges can always be overcome with a little bit of grit and a lot of hard work.
Need the Health Data Movers team to help solve your critical data challenges?
Are you a fellow healthcare IT enthusiast who embraces challenges with grit? You could fit right in at Health Data Movers.
A cofounder of HDM, Tyler is the firm’s CEO and serves on the Board of Directors. Prior to the HDM’s current formation, Tyler implemented multiple instances of Epic’s clinical applications at major health systems across the country. Tyler began his career on Capitol Hill and briefly worked at an Australian surfboard manufacturing company. Tyler graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Economics and History and holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
A U.S. Army veteran and HDM cofounder, Greg is HDM’s President, managing the Delivery team. Through his leadership of Delivery, Greg manages the Service Delivery lines of EHR, Project Management, Interoperability, and Transplant. Greg’s many years of experience managing enterprise-wide clinical applications, projects, portfolios, and people in healthcare enable him to drive his teams to successful engagements for HDM’s clients. Greg also serves on HDM’s Board of Directors.
In his new role, Mr. Ryder assumes the top leadership position over HDM’s healthcare technology sales and recruiting professionals. Additionally, Mr. Ryder will be focused on brand building and improved external and internal messaging through his position over marketing. Promoting and educating healthcare providers, biotechnology firms, and digital health companies on HDM’s Signature Services of Data Migration, Integration, and Custom Development, as well as the company’s “Best in KLAS” Foundation Services of Application, PMO, and Advisory, will be key areas of his marketing team’s focus. “Darin’s provider background and solution oriented mindset equip him to work with our clients to find solutions to their toughest healthcare technology challenges,” said Tyler Smith, CEO: “As Darin takes over a fantastic Sales and Recruiting team, while building up a Marketing team, all under the banner of Client Services, he will ensure that our healthcare clients are given the highest levels of attention and quality for their technology services needs. Aligning Marketing, Sales, and Recruiting under Client Services will further the company’s continuous effort to match structure with strategy.”
Service Delivery Manager over Application Development, Karla has more than 20 years of healthcare IT experience. Her BS in Healthcare Administration & Management, PMP, and early career experience as a systems engineer allow her to creatively and effectively manage her team of developers. In fact, Karla’s full title is Karleesi Nebraskaborn of House HDM, First of Her Name, the Unphased, Master of Scrums, Queen of the Agile and the First Devs, Breaker of Rules, and Mother of Linus.
Brandon has more than 20 years of healthcare IT industry experience, a PMP, an MBA, and a BA in Health Sciences. A natural born leader he now heads HDM’s Program and Project Management Services and somehow still finds the time to run 50+ miles per week.
As Director of Interoperability, Michael manages Data Conversions and Integrations. He brings a wide array of programming and interface experience to an EMR integration project near you. He uses his calming and efficient management style to think outside the box and ensure your data is in the right place at the right time.
Pat has over 13 years of sales experience in HIT and a track record of strong relationships with healthcare providers founded on solving tough problems. He is passionate about improving patient with technology, and he brings a great attitude, a wealth of industry knowledge, and exceptional customer service. He also has a Finance degree and MBA. Pat enjoys spending time with his wife, four children, and boxer dog. He loves sports and is finally starting a golfing career.
Prior to joining HDM, Ryan oversaw financial operations at Surgical Solutions (micro-cap healthcare solutions firm). Ryan started his career in office and industrial investment sales at Cushman & Wakefield (part of $1B+ in transaction volume). Ryan is a student-athlete graduate of Stanford University with a degree in economics and is on the Board of Trustees for The Cove School (a K-12 school instrumental in guiding children with complex learning disabilities).
Jacob shares his hometown with the University of Notre Dame and the original Studebaker automobiles. However, his famous hometown does not overshadow his talents as a manager and communicator. An HDM veteran and former Epic employee, Jacob puts his past experience to work alongside his Master’s in Information and Communication Sciences to get the job, any job, done.
Account Manager, Kelly, has more than ten years of sales and leadership experience. When she’s not enjoying her native Florida sun, Kelly combines her BSBA in Business Marketing and sales experience to cultivate lasting client partnerships through trusted, strategy driven, and creative workforce planning solutions, pushing HDM forward.
Peter has 9 years’ experience in business development and consulting in hospitals and health systems. He uses this experience to build trusting relationships with client partners to push healthcare forward. Peter enjoys hiking, skiing, surfing, and enjoying the outdoors. When not outdoors, you will most likely find Peter cheering on the Seahawks or sweeping up pet hair from his dog and two cats.
Marissa has over 8 years of experience in business development, project management, and client relationship management. She loves cultivating relationships with clients and finding new solutions that will help them thrive. When she has some downtime, Marissa is outside with her family hiking or skiing and enjoying the beautiful Colorado weather.
With over a dozen years of healthcare IT experience, Caitlin is a tenacious Project Manager with experience in breadth and depth. She’s PMP certified, has held roles from technical analyst to IT director, and has earned her nickname “the bulldog” because she won’t be shaken off of any project! She applies the same discipline to her projects as she does for her marathon training – strong, steady, and determined to see it through.
Hemangi has progressively recruited HIT for 8 years. She has staffed several Epic implementations and critical projects. She takes pride and joy in working with the Epic and healthcare consultants. When she is not working she likes to spend her time cooking, practicing Ashtanga and traveling.
Mel has 8+ years of experience implementing healthcare software across varied and complex organizations in the US and abroad. Her strong communication skills, understanding of business goals, and familiarity with technical solutions allow her to bridge the gap between end-users and technical teams. As a new mom, Mel is passionate about finding ways to leave healthcare better for the future generations.
20 year retired air force veteran with specialized experience in electrical component repair and product delivery management. Holds a PMP and bachelor’s in computer science. Currently assigned to UCSF Clinical Technologies PMO as imaging and cardio sub portfolio manager.
Throughout his career, Mehul Malhotra has demonstrated a passion for solving complex and challenging problems, with a particular focus on using technology to drive positive change in the healthcare industry. He has a proven track record of success in managing large-scale IT projects, with a deep understanding of industry standards and regulatory requirements. Mehul is skilled at navigating the complex landscape of healthcare data and ensuring that systems are seamlessly integrated and interoperable.
Jacqueline has over 20 years of experience as a healthcare leader with expertise in operations, strategy implementation, operational excellence, and change management. Before joining HDM, she served as a senior leader for clinical and non-clinical services, strategy implementation, and special projects. She holds an MSc in Health Sciences, PMP, and Blackbelt Lean Six Sigma certifications and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Jacqueline is known for getting things done; she has proven success in developing holistic process improvement strategies to maximize efficiencies, outcomes, and financial stewardship. In her free time, she serves on the Board of Directors for Gallatin Valley’s FQHA and enjoys all things outdoors in beautiful Bozeman, Montana.
With over 20 years working in the finance department of private and public companies across diverse markets in the Chicagoland area, Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge to HDM. She enjoys spending time with her 4 children and 6 grandchildren, successfully deploying the same management skills at work and home.
Tracy brings over a decade of healthcare admin/coordinator experience in clinical and hospital settings. She says she uses her psychology degree all the time, learning how to motivate people to do their best by understanding how they think. Tracy lives in Minnesota with her husband and two young children, and while they do love winter, they also love to travel. We expect our Operations trivia team to benefit greatly from her specialization in TV & movie quotes.
With HDM since 2017, Angeli is an original HDMer. A California girl who was transplanted to Las Vegas, she is currently raising two kids under two years old and managing HDM’s daily operations. Her experience in marketing coupled with her experience as a healthcare IT consultant clearly mark her as an expert in all things operations.
Dan, another original HDMer, is natively from the midwest and has comfortably transplanted himself out west in Los Angeles, CA. With HDM since 2017, Dan is our Lead Engineer with more than ten years of experience in healthcare development and systems engineering. Dan has extensive transplant experience, including five years in the transplant department at Keck Medical Center of USC and two years at OTTR. Those who know Dan know that he is the cat’s pajamas.
Ken Booth currently serves as HDM’s IT Specialist. Over Ken’s 15 year career in healthcare IT he has led project teams, completed data conversions, and worked on HDM’s early development projects. We are extremely grateful that Ken joined HDM’s internal IT team. If there is a problem, yo he’ll solve it.
Board of Directors
A cofounder of HDM, Brian primarily thinks in ones and zeros. He has spent countless sleepless nights refining HDM’s custom ETL processes to migrate data from legacy applications into Epic. Leveraging his Computer Science and Math degrees, Brian serves on HDM’s Board of Directors and is actively involved with the firm’s Delivery sales processes, particularly around Interoperability and Transplant.
Ms. Rapp served as a managing partner at AJR Ventures, a strategic advisory firm for Fortune 500, $500MM+ privately-held companies, and private equity firms on their new business unit/new market development, digital, and e-commerce strategies from 2015 to 2018. Prior to this, Ms. Rapp served as the founder and chief executive officer of Bottlenotes, Inc., the leading interactive media company in the U.S. wine, craft beer, and artisanal spirit industries from 2005 to 2015. Ms. Rapp has been the CEO of Surgical Solutions, a company that offers handling of scopes, repair maintenance management, and access to capital to increase physician satisfaction, since 2018. Ms. Rapp was appointed to serve on the Illinois Housing Development Authority board of directors from 2015 to 2019. Ms. Rapp received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History of Art from Yale University and a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business
Ms. Gupta has served as Vice President, Global Operations, at DocuSign, a leading e-signature and agreement cloud company, since 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Gupta served as the Associate Chief Information Officer of Stanford Health Care from 2011 through 2017, an internationally recognized academic health system for providing leading-edge acute and specialty care. Before joining Stanford, she held numerous positions at Oracle Corporations (formerly Sun Microsystems), a multinational computer technology corporation, from 1997 through 2009. She has previously served on the Executive Advisory Boards of Intel Corporation and Imprivata. Ms. Gupta received her Bachelor of Arts with honors in Economics and Psychology from Punjab University and Master of Business Administration from California State University. She brings a track record of over two decades of growth, execution, and driving digital transformation at scale.