McLean health tech firm names senior VP, corporate strategy
Verlon Johnson joins CNSI
McLean-based health information technology provider CNSI announced Monday it has hired Verlon Johnson as senior vice president of corporate strategy.
Johnson was most recently the vice president of health care policy and program management for IBM Watson Health’s Government Health and Human Services business group. In her new role, she will help to develop and implement CNSI’s growth strategy.
“Verlon has a strong track record of advancing innovative health care solutions and outcomes through improvements in financing, quality and cost,” CNSI CEO Todd Stottlemyer said in a statement. “Her experience and expertise will help us shape our strategy, products and solutions to meet our clients’ current and future needs.”
Before her time with IBM Watson Health, she worked with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. At IBM Watson Health she also managed a portfolio of projects totaling more than $50 million focused on Medicaid and Medicare improvements.
“I am excited to join a team that is passionate about advancing our nation’s health care goals of enhancing patient experiences, improving health care outcomes and lowering medical costs through state-of-the-art technology and innovative solutions,” Johnson said in a statement. “I am honored to use my knowledge and expertise to help build on CNSI’s successes as we continue transforming health care.”
Johnson earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and her master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University.
Founded in 1994, CNSI provides cloud-based systems aimed to better process medical claims, billing and health benefits.