G2X TAKE: Steve Davidson, an established and well-known IT leader with over 35 years of experience in the IT industry working in both the private and public sectors, to include the better part of the last decade leading the team that develops, maintains and operates the quality reporting and measurement systems for physicians and other eligible providers (QPP), hospitals (HQRS), end-stage renal disease facilities (EQRS), and various acute care settings, is officially retired as of Friday.
CMS Deputy CIO, Colonel Bobby Saxon (Ret.) shared the news on LinkedIn noting: “A huge THANKS to my friend Steve Davidson with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on his RETIREMENT day … Thank you Steve for your tremendous work and dedication to CMS, and our country. Your work has always been exemplary and you have been a shining example of goodness, integrity, and professionalism to all who know you.” Read the post here.
Prior roles include:
- Director, Information Systems Group, CCSQ – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Acting Director, Information Systems Group, CCSQ – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Deputy Director, Information Systems Group, CCSQ – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Senior Manager, Enterprise Project Management Office – Lockheed Martin
There is no official and confirmed word yet as to a full time replacement. While identified as retired, we are certain that firms have been lining up for months to discuss how they might be able to engage with Steve and take advantage of the great perspective he can bring.