2018 Fed 100

Federal 100: Craig P. Schaefer

Name: Craig P. Schaefer
Title: Program Manager, DOD Healthcare Management System Modernization, Program Executive Office, Defense Healthcare Management Systems
Agency: Department of Defense

EHR evangelist. DOD is in the midst of an ambitious project to switch from multiple legacy electronic health record systems to a single commercial system. When the new integrated EHR went live at four sites in the Pacific Northwest last November, it represented a major milestone for Schaefer, the leader accountable for putting the new system in place. He is well suited to the job of leading the highly complex integration because of his knack for "being strategic and looking long term while managing day-to-day" activities, said Stacy Cummings, program executive officer at DHMS.

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