Your Healthcare Technology Experts
BlueNovo is a leading provider of physician & patient-centered healthcare, quality, and technology services for Community-based Healthcare Organizations. We have a senior panel of Healthcare Information Technology (Health IT) experts that serve as industry thought-leaders. Our mission is to partner with our customers in developing and deploying breakthrough solutions that positively impact the conduct and delivery of healthcare.
At BlueNovo, we align ourselves with healthcare organizations to develop optimal strategies for long-term success, and implement real solutions that meet organizational goals. Throughout each of our service areas, we help healthcare organizations improve quality, productivity, and competitiveness to meet and exceed strategic goals. Our own mission reflects that of our clients – supporting healthcare providers in delivering the highest quality of care to all patient communities.
As the healthcare industry undergoes constant change, BlueNovo’s vision is to provide Community-based Healthcare Organizations with the necessary expertise to adapt and thrive. Our responsibility is to offer a full suite of healthcare technology services and solutions, so that our clients can focus on what they do best – delivering high quality care. We believe in the mission to provide access to health care for all people, and our goal is to ensure Community-based Healthcare Organizations can continue doing so despite internal and external pressures.
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What Makes Us The Right Fit?
BlueNovo is set apart by our unique combination of clinical expertise, technical experience, and mindset of doing what is right for our clients.
BlueNovo has industry leading experience in healthcare; the depth and breadth of our experience comes to bear at each and every client interaction.
BlueNovo is objective about selecting, delivering, and supporting organizations’ EMR or other technologies, holding all vendors to same high standards we ask of ourselves.
BlueNovo focuses efforts on what can directly impact patient care. BlueNovo provides the right team of staff to deliver high quality, value, and success.
At BlueNovo, we work hard to bring healthcare organizations to the next level of quality and industry competitiveness so they can focus on what they do best – delivering superior care and improving the health and welfare of the coming generations.
BlueNovo was formed by a diverse group of industry and academic professionals. To this day, from our senior management to each of our practice’s team members, our employee base stems from multiple backgrounds and experiences.
Roopak Manchanda, MS, MBA
Chief Executive Officer & Managing PartnerRoopak serves as the CEO of BlueNovo. He has more than 20 years of healthcare technology experience that includes architecture, delivery, integration, and management of mission-critical enterprise solutions. Roopak’s career includes product management for a Radiation Oncology scheduling and optimization system and co -developing 1st and 2nd generation EHR’s for longitudinal tracking of research participants at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine and Baltimore VA Medical Center. Roopak received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He also graduated from the Laboratory of Healthcare Informatics (LHI) and the Department of Information Systems at the University Of Maryland Baltimore County with a Masters in Information Systems. Roopak is Adjunct Faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and holds numerous technical certifications.
Chief Information OfficerAlim serves as the Chief Information Officer for BlueNovo. He has operated in the healthcare technology vertical for more than 10 years and provides a wealth of experience in network architecture, hosting services, data centers, database administration, cloud services, integration, virtualization and management of mission-critical enterprise electronic health records (EHR) systems. Alim has provided critical implementation and hosting support/deployment for Primary Care Associations (PCA’s) and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC’s) as well as “Go-Live” support for various EHR implementations. Alim graduated with a Master’s degree in Advanced Information Systems and Business Information Systems from Stevenson University (Suda Cum Laude) and holds multiple technical certifications.
Chief Technology OfficerFernan serves as the Chief Technology Officer for BlueNovo. He has worked in the healthcare industry for over 10 years, providing technical and business consulting services to community-based healthcare organizations. His past experience includes working at NextGen Healthcare (QSII), an EMR software company, to implement and develop products for small to mid-sized physician practices and large health systems. He also has experience working in the clinical setting as a Registered Nurse at Orlando Health’s Lucerne Hospital. By bridging his background as a nurse and his technological competencies, he is uniquely skilled at driving health IT projects that enable community-based healthcare clients to transform their clinical, financial, and operational use of technology.
Chief Security Officer & vCIODiane serves as CISO for BlueNovo. Diane’s career highlights include serving as CIO, CISO and Director level positions in non-profit, private, and public sectors. For nearly three decades, she has been responsible for visionary and strategic leadership, in both business and technology. Diane leads organization-wide technology integration which includes IT/HIT infrastructure, cybersecurity platform design, managing multi-million-dollar budgets, and resource management. She cultivates trust-based relationships and contributes her success to the talent, skill, and enthusiasm of the people she has been privileged to work with. She is a proponent of life-long learning and paying it forward. Diane is Six Sigma trained and Deming’s TQM certified. Diane relocated to Washington, DC from New York in 2002.
Dr. Anna Maria Izquierdo
Chief Medical OfficerAnnaMaria serves as Chief Medical Officer for BlueNovo. Dr. Izquierdo’s professional career is focused on the intersection of health policy, public health, and healthcare technology to design systems for delivery of high quality, patient-centered healthcare. She is a trained Internist and Geriatrician and has extensive experience training and supporting healthcare technology and quality improvement projects. Prior to joining BlueNovo, Anna Maria held positions as a hospitalist with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Kaiser Permanente and Medical Director for a community health center in Washington DC. Anna Maria holds an MD from the School of Medicine of Universitat de Barcelona and a PhD in Medicine from the School of Medicine of Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. Anna Maria is a well cited and published researcher and has completed post-graduate training in Franklin Square Hospital Center in Maryland as well as the University of Maryland Medical System. Anna Maria currently supports Franklin Square’s research curriculum and has developed an evidence-based introduction to the principles of quality improvement. She is also currently the Co-Chair of the Latino Health Initiative’s Steering Committee.
Director of Enterprise SalesMark serves as the Director of Enterprise Sales at BlueNovo. Mark is responsible for growing BlueNovo’s various lines of business as well as establishing and maintaining strategic partnerships. During his 25 years in the healthcare industry, Mark has had roles and responsibilities which have included direct sales, sales management, product marketing, and business development at the application software, professional services, and payer level. Mark’s area of concentration has been marketing and selling Practice Management, Electronic Health Records, Revenue Cycle Management, and Business Intelligence applications primarily to FQHCs as well as in the private physician practice and hospital space. Throughout his career, Mark has prided himself on taking the time to thoroughly understand his clients’ technology needs and initiatives and establishing a solid relationship to help those clients meet their technology goals. Mark is a graduate of Fordham University in New York City and now resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two daughters.
Director of Talent ManagementBarbara serves as the Director of Talent Management at BlueNovo. Barbara has served in numerous roles in healthcare and education administration at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, the University of Maryland Medical School, Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Laureate Education, Inc., Co-Director of The Baltimore Centre for Wellness, and Education Director at the Baltimore School of Massage. She currently serves on the board of Care For Your Health, a Maryland-based non-profit, utilizing a micro-practice model to deliver healthcare to underserved populations in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas. Through these experiences, Barbara has gained a keen awareness of the roles of applied healthcare research and education, clinical optimization, and the power of patient-centered healing and is a complementary medicine practitioner and subject matter expert.