I advise health insurers and universal health plans on information systems
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Walter W. Wieners

During a career spanning over 30 years, Mr. Wieners has established himself as an accomplished international healthcare consulting executive who has held senior level positions with leading US information consulting and technology firms. His US work has been complemented by extensive global experience and has covered a cross-section of the healthcare industry, addressing the needs of pharmaceutical companies, insurers, governmental organizations, system vendors and investment firms. He is provided information systems and business partner selection advice for the National Health Insurance Program, a universal plan, for the Turks and Caicos Islands Government and during 2015 is engaged for a second Caribbean country as International IT Expert for National Health Insurance.

A Fellow in the Health Information Management Systems Society, he is Co-Chair of the Global EHR Task Force which published the White Paper "Electronic Health Records: A Global Perspective." He completed a 2-year assignment as Director, Healthcare Consulting, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Oracle Nederlands, B.V. and returned to northern California. Previously he served as Adjunct Faculty and National Advisory Council Member, The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Walter Wieners’ expertise lies in international healthcare consulting practice leadership, product and business strategy development and support for complex business development opportunities. His career is underscored by success in developing strategic business plans, market entry approaches, managing complex multi-year projects and fostering long-term client relationships at senior executive levels. Mr. Wieners has substantial domain expertise in payer and provider markets, a strong global network and a reputation for value driven accomplishments.

An acknowledged thought leader, Mr. Wieners authored the successful John Wiley & Sons book, “Global Health Care Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to the Regions, Trends, and Opportunities Shaping the International Health Arena,” and has published substantially in Healthcare Informatics. Through Johns Hopkins he contributed a chapter on lessons learned implementing national EHR programs, Global Perspectives, published by Springer, Inc. in April 2006 within “Aspects of the Electronic Health Record.”

Mr. Wieners received a master’s degree from The University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University.


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