Amy Tenanes
Past Chapter Chair

Boston Health 2.0

​Susan Carter

Chapter Chair, Boston Health 2.0

Chief Strategy Officer and Co-owner, Kindiwa, Inc. ​​

Lindsay Melanson 
Events Manager, Boston Health 2.0
Account Manager, Queen Consulting Group

​​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

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.

Tusneem's passion is photography and having the opportunity to build these skills when not working on school related activities at professional school events, a dentist office and elsewhere. Health 2.0 Boston events have given Tusneem the opportunity to blend her passion for healthcare informatics and photography while helping to further the cause and exposure for the Health 2.0 Boston Chapter.

Margarita is a student, currently working on receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Informatics from MCPHS University. She has a background in pharmacy, and is passionate about helping students like her. This summer, Margarita will be starting her new internship position at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She is interested in genomics research, and she hopes that that is where her career will be. 

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. 

David Harlow is Principal of The Harlow Group LLC, a health care law and consulting firm based in the Hub of the Universe, Boston, MA. His twenty-five years’ experience in the public and private sectors affords him a unique perspective on legal, policy and business issues facing the health care community. David is adept at assisting clients in developing new paradigms for their business organizations, relationships and processes so as to maximize the realization of organizational goals in a highly regulated environment, in realms ranging from health data privacy and security to digital health strategy to physician-hospital relationships to facilities development to the avoidance of fraud and abuse. He's been called "an expert on HIPAA and other health-related law issues [who] knows more than virtually anyone on those topics.” (Forbes.com.) His award-winning blog, HealthBlawg, is highly regarded in both the legal and health policy blogging worlds. David is a charter member of the external Advisory Board of the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media and the Public Policy Chair of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He serves on the Health Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association. He also serves on the Advisory Board of FierceHealthIT. He speaks regularly before health care and legal industry groups on business, policy and legal matters.

Kathryn Woodbury Bagley

Past Chapter Co-Chair & Webmaster, Boston Health 2.0

Strategic Relationship Executive, Iora Health

Milena is passionate about using innovation to optimize patient health and improve quality of life. At PatientsLikeMe she is working to bring biological and experimental data and AI technology together to apply next generation biological measures and machine learning to accelerate our understanding of health, disease and aging. Milena believes the collaboration between different players in the industry is essential to drive a transformation in healthcare; she is excited to act as Community Engagement Leader for the Health 2.0 Boston chapter and help facilitate this process.

Milena Jorge, MD, PhD
Community Engagement Leader, Boston Health 2.0

Director of Biology, PatientsLikeMe

Meet the Team

Katie Robinson

Chapter Co-Chair, Boston Health 2.0

State Government Affairs, CNO Financial Group

Katie Robinson manages the state government affairs program at CNO Financial Group.  She is also an active board member of Kindiwa, Inc. and a member of the advisory council with a focus on strategic planning and management for Kindiwa’s health care business segment. With over 19 years of experience in the life and health insurance industry, she is well- versed in the intricacies associated with long term services and support industry.  She serves as a company representative at trade associations, public policy organizations and industry conferences, and is prepared to advocate on behalf of the company and its customers when a potential issue with impact is identified.  Katie brings first-hand experiences and a different perspective to the conversation. Skilled in areas including project management, compliance, data, and leadership, she leverages her knowledge, experience and expertise to find an amicable solution that mitigates any risk identified. Robinson earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, associate degree in paralegal studies and several designations in life and health insurance.

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.

Natalie (Pietrzak) Harmeson

Past Chapter Chair

​Boston Health 2.0​

Miss Massachusetts 2012

Margarita Shqina
Student Chapter Chair; Boston Health 2.0
Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Informatics 2018

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, and process design. 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.  

David Harlow

Volunteer Advisor, Boston Health 2.0

Principle, The Harlow Group LLC.

Health Care Law & Consulting

@HealthBlawg

Tusneem Abuhasan

Chapter Photographer, Boston Health 2.0 

Candidate for Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Informatics 2018