Federal 100: Jim Traficant

Jim Traficant
Vice President and Senior Executive Account Manager for Healthcare Solutions
Harris Corp.

Jim Traficant is passionate about transforming health care — as a corporate executive who has built a $100 million business and as a two-time liver transplant survivor.

Traficant directs Harris’ award-winning Connect program, which has been developing open-source software for the Health and Human Services Department’s Federal Health Architecture. FHA will enable health care organizations to securely exchange patient information via the Nationwide Health Information Network.

Traficant’s health care solutions group provides enterprise imaging, information and communications technology, infrastructure, and informatics to government and commercial health care organizations.

Traficant also puts his business development and leadership skills to good use as a director for the United Network for Organ Sharing and as a member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and AFCEA International.

Read more about the 2011 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

FCW in Print

In the latest issue: Looking back on three decades of big stories in federal IT.

Featured

  • FCW @ 30 GPS

    FCW @ 30

    Since 1996, FCW has covered it all -- the major contracts, the disruptive technologies, the picayune scandals and the many, many people who make federal IT function. Here's a look back at six of the most significant stories.

  • Shutterstock image.

    A 'minibus' appropriations package could be in the cards

    A short-term funding bill is expected by Sept. 30 to keep the federal government operating through early December, but after that the options get more complicated.

  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco

    DOD launches new tech hub in Austin

    The DOD is opening a new Defense Innovation Unit Experimental office in Austin, Texas, while Congress debates legislation that could defund DIUx.

  • Shutterstock image.

    Merged IT modernization bill punts on funding

    A House panel approved a new IT modernization bill that appears poised to pass, but key funding questions are left for appropriators.

  • General Frost

    Army wants cyber capability everywhere

    The Army's cyber director said cyber, electronic warfare and information operations must be integrated into warfighters' doctrine and training.

  • Rising Star 2013

    Meet the 2016 Rising Stars

    FCW honors 30 early-career leaders in federal IT.

Reader comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

More from 1105 Public Sector Media Group