HCMDM Leadership

Greg Fairnak

Managing Director

Before HCMDM, Greg Fairnak was chief architect for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), Federal Health Architecture (FHA) CONNECT Program. In this role, he worked with over 200 diverse federal agencies, states and private sector organizations to enhance health information sharing between organizations. He is a subject matter expert, and critical thinker able to reduce complex issues into manageable steps. He has extensive experience in information technology, consulting on high-visibility projects at HHS, DOD, NIH and CMS. Greg and his team of consultants help organizations identify the patient or provider, clean up their data, share information with others and perform healthcare analytics. Mr. Fairnak is active in the Health IT community, lending expertise to initiatives such as Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center, Center for Medicare Enterprise Transformation and the National Health Information Network. He also has experience in working with organizations such as the Department of Defense Health Affairs to modernize their electronic health records system. Mr. Fairnak actively works on issues related to electronic health records interoperability and founded a special interest group to explore these issues.

Jim Hansen

Vice President – Population Health Services

Mr. Hansen possesses 20+ years of leadership, strategic planning, solutions architecture, product development, system development and implementation, operations improvement, and business development experience within the health care industry.  Prior to HCMDM, he was Vice President – Innovation and Strategy for Lumeris, a population health HIT solutions provider where he co-led the envisioning and creation of a next generation population health workflow platform, as well as provided value-based and accountable care strategic advisory and implementation services to large health systems.

Before Lumeris, Mr. Hansen has provided executive and senior leadership and IT solutions roles at Dossia (employer-driven health care transformation & PHR platform), CareEntrust (award winning employer-sponsored health information exchange), IDC Health Insights (research and advisory services), First Consulting Group (now part of CSC), United Healthcare – Optum division, and HealthPartners Health System (MN).

Mr. Hansen has been actively involved in a number of national health and health care transformation supporting organizations including the Institute of Medicine, ONC Policy & Standards workgroups (consumer and HITSP), Brookings-Dartmouth ACO Learning Network, Bipartisan Policy Center’s Health IT Innovation workgroup, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative and others.