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Tuesday, March 19 • 10:45am - 11:45am
Track 1: PLENARY: Evolving MES Procurement to Support Modular, Agile Implementations that are Accountable to Program Objectives

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MES procurements are transitioning towards modular, agile procurements that are more responsive to programmatic goals and outcomes. States recognize that there is significant opportunity to evolve procurement methodologies to better support this transition, whilst at the same time meeting with federal certification and approval requirements. Join this panel and better understand evolving state and vendor approaches in this new landscape as well as to explore the potential role of cooperative purchasing models.

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Edward Dolly

Acting Director, Division of State Systems, CMCS/CMS
Edward Dolly is the Acting Director for the Division of State Systems within the Data and Systems Group at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services and has 33 years (and counting) of Information Technology experience. More than 20 of those years were specifically in support of... Read More →
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John Crouse

Vice President of Health Services, Maximus
John Crouse is Vice President of Health Services for MAXIMUS. John has over 30 years of experience in International, Federal, and State health and human services programs. His experience includes Medicaid systems and operations, pharmacy benefits management (PBM), recipient and provider... Read More →
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Lisa Eason

Deputy Commissioner, State Purchasing Division, Georgia Department of Administrative Services
Lisa is the Deputy Commissioner of the State Purchasing Division at the Georgia Department of Administrative Services. She is responsible for the administration of the State’s purchasing card program, the sourcing division which includes the Goods, Services and IT, Contract Management... Read More →
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Dugan Petty

Education & Outreach, NASPO (National Association of State Procurement Officials) Value Point
Dugan Petty – Is a NASPO ValuePoint part-time Cooperative Contract Coordinator for Information and Communication Technology. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Governing Institute and the Center for Digital Government.During his time ValuePoint, he has been instrumental in the... Read More →

Tisha McGowan

PMO Manager, Missouri HealthNet
Tisha is a certified project manager with an extensive Medicaid background.  She was involved with the HIPAA standard transaction implementation and the transition to NCPDP D.0.  In addition to 20+ years of Medicaid experience, she is also a certified pharmacy technician with retail... Read More →
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Tim Peterson

MPATH Project Manager, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services
Tim has over 20 years of experience implementing state government systems, including end-to-end management of the entire software development lifecycle from contract negotiations and project initiation, through implementation, certification, and post-production operations. For the... Read More →

Tuesday March 19, 2019 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Key Ballroom 12 (2nd Floor)