Susan Carter is a health care and health IT professional with twenty-five years of experience working with managed care organizations, health delivery systems and health IT development firms.  She has expertise in areas such as entitlement program strategy, managed care solutions, research and analysis, process design and capture management. 
Since 2004, Ms Carter launched and is co-owner of Kindiwa, Inc. a small Native American Company. She is responsible for the strategic growth and developing opportunities for the company.  Prior to Kindiwa, Inc., Ms Carter has held solutions management, product management and program management positions at companies dedicated to developing health IT solutions.  She was an instructor at a community college teaching business related classes. 
 Ms Carter has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration.   She holds a CPHIMS certification and is a Member of HIMSS and the National Capital Area HIMSS chapter.  She also serves on the board of directors for a local non-profit board dedicated to single mothers and their children.

Mike is an established IT industry leader whose innovative entrepreneurial leadership is global in reach. As a trusted advisor, his skills and insights are embodied in decades of successful products and programs that are now the cornerstone of healthcare technology practice. Mike is a Founder & Chairman of the Board of the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA), a non-profit dedicated to advancing open source EHR software and related health IT; he is CEO of MedicaSoft, overseeing solutions for both government and commercial healthcare clients.

Mike has an extensive background with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and was a Senior Advisor for VA, where he helped initiate VA’s innovation program.  Prior to VA, Mike was a senior leader in private and public technology companies including ON Semiconductor, AMI Semiconductor, Philsar Semiconductor, and IBM leading the introduction of new products while invigorating various legacy product lines. He was an early stage venture investor at Kodiak Venture Partners and led the formation and growth of new technology companies in the US and Canada. He led startup market strategy for an early stage startup (Philsar Semiconductor), lending way to a successful acquisition by Conexant Systems and encourages innovation thru his many entrepreneurial activities.

Helen is passionate about giving back, mentoring and leaving a place better than how she found it.  Her day job includes building international collaborations and global best healthcare practice solution portfolios. She has served in three Fortune 500 companies and in HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) senior leadership. She has an extensive healthcare and healthcare technology background, developed nationally recognized client loyalty and best practice programs, both on a national and international level. She achieved HIMSS fellow status and secured HIMSS CPHIMS designation (Certified Professional in Health Information Management System). She served on various committees and Boards for various organizations that better healthcare and its delivery.  Helen was named by Health Data Management’s as one of  The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT in 2016 and 2017 and named as a Health 2.0 “Ten Year Industry Leader” award recipient.  Helen volunteers and supports fund-raising for organizations supporting the environment and humanity. Her enthusiasm for supporting Health 2.0 is unmatched.

Meet the Team

Helen is passionate about giving back, mentoring and leaving a place better than how she found it.  Her day job includes building international collaborations and global best healthcare practice solution portfolios. She has served in three Fortune 500 companies and in HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) senior leadership. She has an extensive healthcare and healthcare technology background, developed nationally recognized client loyalty and best practice programs, both on a national and international level. She achieved HIMSS fellow status and secured HIMSS CPHIMS designation (Certified Professional in Health Information Management System). She served on various committees and Boards for various organizations that better healthcare and its delivery.  Helen was named by Health Data Management’s as one of  The Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT in 2016 and 2017 and named as a Health 2.0 “Ten Year Industry Leader” award recipient.  Helen volunteers and supports fund-raising for organizations supporting the environment and humanity. Her enthusiasm for supporting Health 2.0 is unmatched.

Past Chapter Chairs

Kathryn is a high-energy and enthusiastic engagement manager, who applies a consultative approach to developing sponsor relationships, building cohesive teams, and delivering rockstar results. She has experience with a variety of public, private, and international health initiatives focused on delivery system reform, health information exchanges, and care coordination models of care. In her current role at Iora Health, she supports the mission to restore humanity to healthcare through high-impact, relationship based primary care.  Kathryn is a graduate of Cornell University, where she focused on Health Policy, and is thrilled to continue supporting the Health 2.0 team offer exciting and motivating learning opportunities towards evolving healthcare. 

Lindsay is an Account Manager at Queen Consulting Group - an IT consulting firm that specializes in Healthcare IT based in Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA. Through this work, she stays up-to-date of current trends and regulations in healthcare, maintains a strong network of healthcare IT professionals and delivers high-quality staffing solutions quickly. She is passionate about understanding the projects and challenges that healthcare companies are facing today.  Lindsay received her Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a concentration in Event and Tourism Management from the University of New Haven in New Haven, CT. She is an avid CrossFit athlete and local high school cheerleading coach, in her spare time she enjoys traveling and rooting for her favorite Boston sports teams! Lindsay is very excited to be working with the Health 2.0 team, which sits at the nexus between healthcare and technology.

Amy Tenanes
Past Chapter Chair

Boston Health 2.0

Mike O'Neill
Technology Chair; Boston Health 2.0
Chief Executive Officer

MedicaSoft, LLC

Natalie (Pietrzak) Harmeson

Past Chapter Chair

​Boston Health 2.0​

Miss Massachusetts 2012

Helen Figge, BS, Pharm.D, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

Innovation Committee Chair
Chief Strategy Officer

MedicaSoft, LLC
Past Chapter Chair, Boston Health 2.0
Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Sensei
@HelenLFigge1

Lindsay Melanson 
Events Management Chair, Boston Health 2.0
Account Manager

Queen Consulting Group

Kathryn Woodbury Bagley

Past Chapter Co-Chair & Webmaster, Boston Health 2.0

Strategic Relationship Executive, Iora Health

Susan Carter

Chair - Boston Health 2.0 Chapter 

Chief Strategy Officer and Co-owner

Kindiwa, Inc

a Native American company

​​Helen Figge, BS, Pharm.D, MBA, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
Chief Communications and Public Relations Officer, CareFullyInc.

Past Chapter Chair, Boston Health 2.0
Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Sensei
@HelenLFigge1