CNSI Announces Formation of Health Advisory Board

CNSI Announces Formation of Health Advisory Board
Distinguished group of healthcare and technology industry leaders will advise CNSI on future industry  trends, policy initiatives, and new innovations to improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.


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McLean, VA – November 18, 2020 – CNSI, a leading business solutions provider in developing and delivering innovative health information technology solutions, announced today the formation of a Health Advisory Board. The Board comprises some of the foremost thought leaders in healthcare and technology and will advise CNSI on industry trends, policy initiatives, and new and innovative ways to help CNSI’s clients improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

“I am grateful that this diverse group of healthcare and technology experts and thought leaders have agreed to serve on CNSI’s Health Advisory Board,” said Todd Stottlemyer, CEO, CNSI. “Their deep policy, technology, clinical, Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial health knowledge and experience will be invaluable to CNSI’s future strategic growth. They will also advise us on better ways to support our clients through innovative solutions that provide access to high quality care, empower individuals with actionable information to improve overall health outcomes, and utilize technology to drive down healthcare costs.”

The members of the CNSI Health Advisory Board are:

  • Ryan Howells – Principal at Leavitt Partners, Program Manager of the CARIN Alliance (a multi-sector alliance working to advance consumer-directed exchange of health information), and national health policy, digital health, and interoperability expert. Howells will chair the Health Advisory Board.
  • Ryan Bosch, MD, FACP – Founder and President, Socially Determined; former Deloitte executive; and former Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for Inova Health System. 
  • Aneesh Chopra – President, CareJourney, and co-founder of the CARIN Alliance. Served as the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and as Virginia Secretary of Technology.
  • Charlene Frizzera – President and CEO, CF Health Advisors, and former CMS Acting Administrator, Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Director of the Center for Medicaid and State Operations, and Regional Administrator.
  • Major General Elder Granger (USA, Ret.), MD – President and CEO of THE 5Ps, LLC, and former Deputy Director and Program Executive Officer of the TRICARE Management Activity, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs).
  • Bobbie Kilberg – President and CEO Emeritus and Strategic Advisor for the Northern Virginia Technology Council. Served in President George H.W. Bush’s administration as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison and as Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Also served in President George W. Bush’s administration as a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. 
  • Charles Milligan – Chief Operating Officer, Health Management Associates, and Vice Chair, Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). Former Medicaid and CHIP Director for the states of Maryland and New Mexico.
  • Penny Thompson – Healthcare Advisor and former Chair, MACPAC Commission; former CMS Deputy Director, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services.

 “It is an honor to work with this diverse and experienced Health Advisory Board to provide the CNSI team with greater insight into the future of healthcare policy and the role technology plays in helping to lower costs, expand access, and improve quality,” said Health Advisory Board Chair Ryan Howells. “I’m looking forward to engaging in a robust dialogue with each of these thought leaders on the future of healthcare policy, access, coverage, technology, and whole-person care as we look to find ways to further advance value-based care.”


About CNSI

CNSI delivers a broad range of health information technology enterprise solutions and customizable products to a diverse base of state and federal agencies and commercial clients. We align, build, and manage innovative, high-quality, cost-effective solutions that help clients achieve their mission, enhance business performance, reduce costs, and improve the health for over 50 million Americans. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, CNSI employs a world-class team of technologists, program managers, and subject matter experts, all of whom have experience with large scale mission-critical information technology implementations. CNSI’s website is:





Kelly Schlageter