Health First Announces Suma Gaddam as New Vice President of Enterprise Application Services
ROCKLEDGE, FL (July 9, 2013) – Health First is pleased to announce Suma Gaddam as its new Vice President of Enterprise Application Services. In this role, Gaddam will provide strategic and operational leadership for all areas of enterprise application architecture for Health First’s operating divisions (including software selection, development, implementation and support).
Prior to joining Health First, Gaddam served as director of Electronic Health Records and Legacy Information Systems for John C. Lincoln Health Network in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to that, she worked with the University of Kansas Hospital, Centene Corporation, a Medicaid Managed Care organization and at the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators. Gaddam has extensive operational and implementation experience working with all major EHR vendors in the market including Epic, Cerner and Meditech.
Gaddam has a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas, a Masters of Science in Plant Sciences from Oklahoma State University and a Bachelor of Science in Plant Sciences from Konkan Agricultural University in Dapoli, India.
About Health First
Founded in 1995, Health First is Central Florida’s only fully integrated health system and employs more than 7,500 people and has four hospitals (including Holmes Regional Medical Center, Palm Bay Hospital, Cape Canaveral Hospital and Viera Hospital). Health First Health Plans also offers a wide variety of health insurance plan options for Brevard and Indian River Counties. In addition, Health First is home to Brevard County’s only Trauma Center. Health First Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group on the Space Coast. Health First offers numerous outpatient and wellness services, including four Pro-Health and Fitness Centers. Visit www.Health-First.org for more information.