Suniti Ponkshe

Washington DC

About Suniti

Suniti is a senior healthcare executive known for her excellent client service, business acumen and extensive experience in healthcare operations and technology. Her long successful career in the private and public sector includes working with many diverse organizations: payers, providers (all models), federal agencies and product companies, delivering desired results.

Suniti has been a consulting leader, an operations leader, chief information officer, federal agency advisor, policy analyst and a business advisor. She led many diverse teams in strategic planning and execution, program/project implementations, business transformation, product development, and operations management.

Suniti has built and led advisory services, incubated consulting products, helped companies grow business and market footprint; and meet market/client needs. She worked for CMS and ONC as a staff advisor on implementation of various HITECH and ACA programs which transformed our healthcare industry. As a CIO, she transformed IT organizations from back office support to true information services groups while transforming the systems environment. She continues to work with start-ups serving on their Boards, helping them “productize” their systems and packaging them for sale.

Currently, she is on the Executive Board of Virginia Center for Health Innovation (VCHI), a nonprofit convener focused on better value for Virginians. She co-authored a book on Medical Informatics and has been a guest lecturer to several graduate programs.

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