Board Of Directors

CommonWell Health Alliance is led by a collaborative group of health information technology industry leaders who govern and guide the organization as it looks to improve access to patient health data through secure interoperability and data liquidity between systems.

Scott Schneider, Board Chairman & Evident (CPSI) REPRESENTATIVE

Scott Schneider currently serves as Executive Vice President at Evident (CPSI). He has been with Evident for 30 years, having begun his career at Evident in June 1983. Other positions previously held include Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development, Vice President of Sales, and Marketing and Sales Director. Prior to his career with Evident he was employed by NCR Corporation in its Computer Services division as a Marketing Manager in the Medical, Education, and Government sector. He attended the University of South Alabama where he graduated from in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management.

Rich Elmore, Board vice-chairman & Allscripts representative

Rich Elmore is Vice President Corporate Development and Strategy for Allscripts.  He is also co-chair of the ONC Content Standards Workgroup. Previously, Rich worked for ONC where he led many of ONC’s 2014 Edition standards. Prior to this, Rich held various roles at IDX including Vice President leading the Flowcast Hospital business and prior to that Vice President, Flowcast Product Development.

Scott Tierney, Board secretary & CVS Caremark representative

Scott Tierney is Senior Director, Payer Relations for CVS Pharmacy, a division of CVS Caremark.

John Voith, athenahealth Representative

John Voith has dedicated his business career to the intersection of healthcare and technology – focusing on driving change to make the US healthcare system work as it should. He is currently Director & Product Manager of Interoperability at athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services for electronic health record (EHR), practice management, and care coordination. Prior to athenahealth, he worked at Highland Capital, two healthcare IT start-ups (Kryuus and Generation Health), and the IMS Health Consulting group. John is Board Member of CommonWell and Member of the CareEquality Advisory Council. He holds a B.A. & MPA from Harvard University, and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

David McCallie, Cerner Representative

Dr. David McCallie, senior vice president for Medical Informatics and Engineering Fellow at Cerner, is responsible for a research team focused on innovations in clinical informatics. His current research targets applications of semantic content extracted from the EHR using natural language parsing and machine learning techniques. Additionally, David works with industry collaborators to create vendor-neutral standards that foster EHR interoperability. He was a co-founder of CommonWell as well as helped create Direct, a standard for secure clinical messaging. David served for 6 years on the ONC HIT Standards Committee and remains active with ONC FACA workgroups. He is a member of the HL7 Advisory Council and is one of the founders of the Argonaut Project.. David earned a BSEE from Duke and his MD from Harvard.

Rob Newman, Greenway Health representative
Rob Newman, Vice President, Interoperability Services at Greenway Health™, has more than two decades’ experience in technology innovation. Rob joined Greenway Health in 1998, where he currently helps define enhancements to the Greenway Exchange™ cloud-based interoperability solution and the company’s other interoperability solutions. Additionally, Rob is executive sponsor for Greenway Interoperability University. Previously, he was responsible for Greenway Exchange R&D and had been a Software Developer and Prime Suite® Team Lead. Before Greenway Health, Rob was a Software Developer at Greenway Corporation, working on check sorter controller and multi-media storage/retrieval software. He also was with Sales Technologies, delivering sales force automation for the pharmaceutical industry. Rob received a BS in Computer Science from the University of West Georgia.

Megan Callahan, McKesson representative

Megan Callahan is senior vice president, corporate strategy & business development for McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS). In this role, Megan leads portfolio management, mergers and acquisitions, and integrated planning for McKesson’s technology segment which includes RelayHealth connectivity and analytics, payer solutions, revenue cycle outsourcing and technology, and other provider technologies including medical imaging and electronic medical records. Megan’s previous positions at McKesson include vice president of Strategy & Portfolio for MTS and vice president of corporate strategy and business development for McKesson Health Solutions (MHS). Prior to McKesson, Megan worked in various product management and strategy roles at Vitria Technology, the HealthNet New Ventures Group, St. Joseph Health System, and for payer and provider clients during her tenure at Arthur Andersen.