This episode of Smarter Care Connections is the fifth in our special series celebrating VCHI’s 10th Anniversary. Our guests this week are Marcos Dachary and Kyle Russell. Marcos, Kyle and their respective teams provide data and analytics support that fuels much of VCHI’s work.
Marcos Dachary is a principal and SVP of sales and growth for MedInsight in the Seattle office of Milliman. He joined the firm in 2009. MedInsight is one of the healthcare industry’s most highly regarded platforms for data warehousing and healthcare analytics, and has been adopted by payers, purchasers, providers, and other healthcare clients. Marcos is a member of the Smarter Care Virginia leadership team and serves on VCHI’s Leadership Council.
Kyle Russell is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virginia Health Information (VHI), the non-profit organization which operates the Commonwealth’s Health Information Exchange (HIE), Emergency Department Care Coordination Program (EDCCP), All Payer Claims Database (APCD) and several other data collection systems. He joined VHI in 2013 and has previously held roles within the organization overseeing strategic partnerships, analytical reporting and program performance. Prior to joining VHI, Kyle managed revenue cycle operations at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA). Kyle serves as adjunct faculty within the VCU Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program, has been published in several academic journals including Health Affairs and sits on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) and Covenant Woods Continuing Care Retirement Community.