As Chief Operational Officer, Mr. Shane Danaher’s vision and leadership are intrinsic to his ability to successfully deliver creative, effective, and efficient solutions that challenge and outdo the status quo for healthcare organizations nationwide. As an executive leader of Divurgent, innovation has been a key component of Shane’s drive to help providers evolve in payment and delivery reform, as well as patient engagement, providing higher quality of care, lower cost of care, and healthier communities.
Competencies as an analyst have allowed him to utilize research, data, and technology in various ways including: critical access hospital surveys related to hospital IT metrics and correlation and causation with various financial metrics, creation of a tool to maximize quality while reducing cost for hospitals and physician practices implementing an EHR at “go-live” time, and other database technologies to create efficiencies in presenting to and collecting data from physician practices.
Shane is a dedicated, well-respected professional within the Health IT industry. With over ten years’ experience in healthcare, paired with a strong IT background, he offers expertise to healthcare organizations on best-use practices of technology systems, while simultaneously aligning consumer wants with provider solutions. His passion for healthcare and deep understanding of technology’s impact on an organization and the patient experience have been the foundation to Shane’s many accomplishments within the industry.
As Past President for the Virginia chapter of HIMSS and Senior Member of HIMSS, Shane plays an active role in industry thought leadership. In his membership with CHIME, Shane has attended several CIO forums, and has spearheaded, organized, and attended multiple Focus Groups as a CHIME Foundation Member. Shane also resides on the Board of The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS), where he provides his expertise and leadership in cyber-security to other Board members and AEHIS members.
In addition to his involvement with HIMSS and CHIME, he has been invited to speak regarding industry-relevant topics, such as Meaningful Use, to other professional organizations including MGMA, AAHAM, Workshop on Health IT and Economics (WHITE), and regional physician groups. Shane is also a published author within the healthcare industry, and has an Economics degree from Haverford College and a Master’s in Business Administration from Virginia Tech.