“Elkridge, MD, July 15, 2019 – NewWave Telecom and Technologies, Inc. (“NewWave”), a full-service Information Technology (IT), Business Services and Data Management company, specializing in developing mission-critical Healthcare IT solutions using state-of-the-art technologies announced today the appointment of Gregory M. McGuigan to its Executive Leadership Team. McGuigan brings more than 30 years of experience at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), most recently as Deputy Director of the Data and Systems Group. He has also been Senior Technical Advisor to the Office of Technical Solutions (OTS) and he also directed the Division of Encounter Data and Risk Adjustment Operations at the healthcare agency.”
“McGuigan will become Newwave’s Executive Vice-President, State and Health Business. In this role, Greg will focus on defining business development strategies and positioning NewWave for new state healthcare opportunities as well as leverage existing CMS business for pursuits within other federal agencies and the private sector.”
“Greg brings a unique mix of knowledge, skill and experience at the intersection of healthcare, technology and data,” said Patrick Munis, NewWave’s CEO. “As CMS modernizes and transforms, the Agency is leading the change in healthcare across America. Greg adds unique strength to our team as we work to lead that change as well.”
“McGuigan has provided leadership and vision on developing Medicaid IT Infrastructure; he was a driver on the open API initiatives, cloud migration, and the adoption of Agile and Lean methodologies within CMS among many other program-specific leadership roles during his tenure.”
“It has been an honor and privilege to be part of CMS, which plays such an important role in the lives of so many Americans,” says McGuigan. “I appreciate Newwave’s mission of ‘solving for the greater good’ and I am looking forward to this new challenging position.”
Source: NewWave Telecom & Technologies, Inc., July 15, 2019.
G2X TAKE: NewWave just announced that they have added Greg McGuigan, who will bring his more than 30 years of experience at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to include his recent experiences supporting open API data initiatives and Stakeholder engagement, while leading a staff of 70 employees and 100+ contractors driving contract acquisition, Agile software development, AWS systems deployment and data product development for the agency.
- It has been a big few months for this longtime CMS partner as they added Prime awards as part of the $20B CIO-SP3 SB 8(a) On-Ramp and a Prime role on the new HHS Intelligence Automation/Artificial Intelligence (IAAI) IDIQ contract.
- This time last year, NewWave announced a new 7200 sq. ft. Collaboration Center and Innovation Lab near CMS and SSA for ‘the purpose of sparking creativity and innovation between itself, partners and customers’.
- NewWave was identified as one of the Federal Health consulting firms creating a BUZZ early this year.