The Clinical Architecture Team | Terminology Management

Our Team

Clinical Architecture’s team of experienced and dedicated professionals specializes in creating solutions aimed at revolutionizing healthcare.  Our goal is to develop innovative products that help healthcare organizations achieve better compliance, usability, and outcomes in terminology management.

Chief Executive Officer

Charlie Harp has more than two decades of experience designing and implementing software solutions in the healthcare industry.

At SmithKline Beecham Clinical Laboratories (now Quest Diagnostics), Charlie developed hospital lab applications including instrument interfaces, reference lab interfaces, phlebotomy tracking applications, ADT interfaces and lab data management and reporting.

Charlie then managed the strategic application development group at Covance Central Laboratories, developing applications including investigator reporting tools, protocol data management, specimen management and tracking, specialty lab interfaces, and microbiological result interpretation.

Most recently, Charlie worked for First DataBank and Zynx Health at Hearst Business Media, where he was instrumental in the design and development of several innovative products focused on the integration of terminology, reference content, and clinical decision support at the point of care.

Chief Technology Officer

Joe Mize’s background includes developing and designing software solutions across a number of industry verticals such as healthcare claims process, image processing and finance, and integrated healthcare content. While working for First DataBank, Joe developed the Drug information Framework, an API delivering integrated drug information and clinical decision support. Later, as Director of Engineering at Zynx Health, Joe developed the reference web site and order set authoring portal, as well as the internal content management applications.

Managing Director UK

Andrew Frangleton specializes in understanding how medicines and patient information can be stored and manipulated to help improve healthcare outcomes for patients, and how interoperability can be implemented to share access to data. As Director of Healthcare Informatics for UBM Medica, Andrew provided leadership, informatics knowledge, and product development expertise to teams delivering key products to international business clients including Vidal and MIMS drug information systems. Prior to that, Andrew worked at First DataBank Europe for 10 years, ultimately serving as Product Development Director. Andrew is a member of the IHTSDO Implementation and Innovation committee.

Chief Informatics Officer

Shaun Shakib received his masters degree in Public Health (MPH) and doctorate in Biomedical Informatics (PhD) at the University of Utah School of Medicine. He has more than two decades of experience and formal training in laboratory science M(ASCP)CM, public health, and biomedical informatics. His areas of interest and technical expertise include knowledge engineering, clinical terminology, vocabulary server design and implementation, and health information exchange. Shaun is an active member of several national/international medical informatics and standards organizations, including Health Level 7 (HL7), Clinical Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC), American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

Chief Medical Information Officer

Bob Taylor received his medical degree from Ohio University and completed a National Library of Medicine fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh. Over the past 15 years, Bob has played a major role in the evolution of acute and ambulatory EHR applications at a number of healthcare information technology vendors including Greenway Health, QuadraMed, e-MDs, Allscripts, and Computer Technology Associates (Military Health System). While working for Allscripts as the Chief Clinical Architect, Bob led several important cross-product line initiatives, including a centralized terminology management/distribution platform and a common clinical documentation solution. Most recently Bob returned to Greenway where he designed a next-generation ambulatory EHR solution and a clinical document-authoring platform for Walgreens retail pharmacies.

Executive Vice President of Sales

With more than two decades of experience in healthcare IT, Marck DuBois developed expertise in content, terminology, and software solutions. In positions of increasing responsibility at Wolters Kluwer Health, Hearst Business Media, First Databank, Diagnotion, Dun and Bradstreet, and the United States Marine Corps, Marck gained extensive experience in sales, strategic partnerships, operational planning and key client relationships, particularly in the healthcare industry.

Executive Vice President of Business Development

John Wilkinson has broad sales and marketing experience covering many segments of healthcare including infection control, wound care, DME, and Oxygen and IV therapy. In 1994, John joined clinical content vendor Medi-Span where he came to appreciate the importance and complexity of healthcare IT. His subsequent experience at healthcare IT companies including First DataBank, Thomson Reuters Healthcare and Zynx Health includes successful business development initiatives and team management.

Vice President of Product Management

Stephanie has over 25 years of product management and software development experience, with 20 of those years spent creating healthcare IT solutions for First Databank (FDB) and Medi-Span. Prior to transitioning to Product Management in 2011, Stephanie was a Senior IT Leader with 23 years of experience leading product development and large systems development initiatives across business functions in healthcare, manufacturing, and IT services. Prior to working at FDB, Stephanie was a consultant and project manager for Charles H. Mack and Associates. There, she worked with Medi-Span, Inc. on a multi-million dollar ERP project. She has also held roles in application development and project management for Power Wheels, Kransco Group Companies, and Apple Computers.

Director of Marketing

Amanda O’Rourke has extensive marketing, communications and public relations experience with a focus on healthcare, software development, and health information exchange and technology. After beginning her career in advertising—working on national ad campaigns and brand strategy—Amanda developed corporate and product marketing initiatives for the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) to help improve healthcare efficiencies throughout disparate healthcare systems. Most recently, Amanda worked at Software Engineering Professionals, an Indiana-based software design and development company, focusing on communications and client relationship management.

General Counsel

Michael Wallack, who graduated from Northwestern University and earned his J.D. (cum laude) at Indiana University Bloomington, assists businesses in their formation and day-to-day operational issues, and has been involved in numerous corporate transactions, including corporate acquisitions. Mr. Wallack began his legal career at Klineman Rose Wolf & Wallack before co-founding Wallack & Wallack and, in 1999, Wallack Somers & Haas. Mr. Wallack has also been involved in forming many corporations, limited liability companies, and other business organizations. Mr. Wallack, the lead attorney for the recent renovation and conversion of the downtown Indianapolis bus station to the new headquarters of the Indiana Department of Education, has served as counsel to both landlords and tenants; in that capacity he has been the responsible attorney for several major office building projects. He also has extensive experience in leasing and landlord-tenant disputes. Mr. Wallack has also represented commercial lenders in both real estate and business financing matters. Mr. Wallack has been lead counsel for commercial litigation matters, including general business disputes, shareholder actions, mechanic’s lien litigation, environmental litigation, and collections. He has also been involved with retail development, dispositions, and financing. Mr. Wallack also has experience in the areas of estate planning, trademarks, and rights of publicity.

Director of Customer Service

Chris Wheeler is the Director of Customer Service at Clinical Architecture and has over 25 years of Healthcare IT experience. After receiving his Computer Science degree from Indiana University he began his career as a developer at Covance working on clinical trials systems. As the organization grew and was more successful, Chris spent time outside of the U.S. supporting an international expansion. After working his way up to Development Manager at Covance and with 12 years of experience, Chris accepted a position at First Databank. During his tenure at First Databank, Chris managed a software development team that developed software products. This included end-user software and web-based products, including APIs. Chris collaborated with several groups within the organization but also interacted with customers to understand their needs for the continued development of products. In addition to his management responsibilities, Chris also provided sales support as well as he did professional presentations at seminars.

Director of Product Quality and Documentation

Anitra Green has been working in healthcare IT since 1999, and has extensive experience in building software quality practices and testing processes, designing product testing strategies, including manual and automated functional test, with a focus of continuous quality improvement. Anitra has broad management experience, and is devoted to building a strong team atmosphere and developing staff to their fullest potential. Anitra joined First Databank as a quality assurance tester, progressing to the senior level, where she continued to strive in test strategy creation, leadership, best practices and process improvement. Anitra is an ISTQB Certified Tester.

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