Sam Shapiro has over 22 years experience in healthcare software development and business administration. In 1997, while finishing an engineering degree at Brigham Young University, Sam founded MedShape LLC, where he was successful in bringing to market several key medical software solutions, including DocuTrak – a scanning and indexing solution used with GE’s Centricity EMR – and an HL7 interface engine used for facilitating data exchange between medical information systems. In 2003, he negotiated the sale of MedShape to Kryptiq Corporation. As part of that sale, Sam joined Kryptiq as a senior executive and, during his time there, played key roles in shaping the product direction and development as well as building the customer base to more than 10 times what it was when he joined. In 2007 Sam left Kryptiq and founded Qvera.
Ron Shapiro has over 24 years experience in software development and management. Ron received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University in 1994. In 1996, Ron joined MountainView Software Corporation as a senior software developer and eventually became Vice President of Development. In 2008, Ron left MountainView Software Corporation to join Qvera as Vice President and CTO.
Mike Williams has been in Healthcare IT software sales for the past 17 years, in both direct and channel sales positions focused on EHR systems and EHR integrated solutions. From 2004-2012, Mike served as Director of Channel Sales at Kryptiq Corporation. In this role, Mike successfully managed and grew the GE Healthcare IT sales channel from the initial reseller contract through a multi-product, multi-platform OEM business. Mike was an original member of Sam Shapiro’s MedShape team during 2001-2003 and was responsible for exponentially growing its customer base of DocuTrak and RosettaStone Interface Engine leading up to an acquisition by Kryptiq in 2003. Prior to his time at Medshape, Mike was a Regional Sales Manager at MedicaLogic, which was on the leading edge of the fledgling EMR industry. At MedicaLogic, Mike built a base of product and customer knowledge that still exists today in the Centricity EMR product purchased by GE Healthcare. Mike holds a B.S. in Finance & Management from University of Oregon.
For more than a decade, Gary Meyer has worked in Healthcare IT specializing in interoperability and health information exchange. Prior to joining Qvera, Gary served as a Level 3 Certified Cloverleaf Engineer at Baylor HealthCare in Dallas, Texas. In this role, he was part of a small team that developed and managed more than 700 live interfaces that connect and integrate the Baylor HealthCare IT ecosystem. Gary has extensive experience implementing a wide variety of interfaces between Healthcare IT systems from partners such as Allscripts, Cerner, GE Healthcare, Labcorp, Meditech, Misys, Sunquest, and more. Gary holds a B.S. degree in Information Technology as well as a CPEA degree in Computer Programming.
Ben Shapiro has over 17 years experience in software development and software management. He began his career at CUDP in the late 1990s as a software engineer. Over the next 8 years, his responsibilities increased as he took on more leadership roles in the software development department. In 2007, Weber State Credit Union (WSCU) recruited Ben and promoted him to Vice-President of Information Technologies. While at WSCU Ben successfully directed the conversion of their core software system and the upgrade of their IT infrastructure in order to support more robust and up-to-date security systems. In 2009, Ben left WSCU and returned to CUDP as Chief Operating Officer. His responsibilities included oversight of the software development and customer support teams for CUProdigy™, CUDP’s flagship software system. Ben was also heavily involved in the sales and marketing efforts of the CUProdigy software system. In 2013, Ben left CUDP to join Qvera.
Ken Ostrowski has over 17 years experience in the design and development of medical software applications. In 2003 he founded Secure Network Solutions and brought to market two products which extended the functionality of clinical practice management systems – an online bill pay solution and appointment reminders. In 2008 both products were acquired by Kryptiq Corporation. As part of the sale, Ken headed up a newly formed Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) department and was instrumental in building out the development team to integrate the RCM products into the existing portfolio. In 2011 Ken founded eHealth Innovations with the goal of bringing healthcare applications to mobile devices. While heading eHealth Innovations, the company was one of the first to release an iOS healthcare application. They went on to develop an an online check-in solution and mobile dictation application for GE Centricity. In 2014 Ken joined Qvera.