Daniel H. Wilt brings more than 20 years of experience with healthcare information technology and implementing electronic health records (EHR) to his role in directing information technology at HSX. A results-driven IT professional, Daniel has extensive experience in leadership, strategic planning, organizational development, product launches, project portfolio management, governance, clinical health information systems, and health information exchange. Daniel has experience working on IT support for both physician and business organizations, including managing vendors and outsourced services delivery.
Prior to joining HSX, he served as Vice President of Operations at Chesapeake Regional Information System for Our Patients (CRISP), the nonprofit Maryland state-designated healthcare information exchange (HIE) and federal grant-awarded Healthcare Information Technology Regional Extension Center. At CRISP, Daniel worked on implementing the Maryland Statewide Health Information Exchange, with a focus on EHR adoption by primary care physicians. During Daniel’s tenure, CRISP connected the ADTs (admission/discharge/transfer systems) of all acute care hospitals in the state. Daniel’s team also implemented clinical feeds — including labs, radiology, and transcribed documents — for nearly three quarters of the acute care hospitals in 24 months, doubling usage of this service every twelve months.
Previously, Daniel was at CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as an enterprise architect. At CareFirst, he helped to develop the Primary Care Medical Home Pay for Performance Program and implemented a payer-based EHR and personal health records system. He had strategic and technical management of initiatives for a member health record, provider portal, and health information exchange.
Earlier, Daniel served as Vice President of Information Technology at Erickson Living, a private, multi-state developer of continuing-care retirement communities. He led Erickson’s healthcare technology initiatives for five years, overseeing the implementation of EHR’s in the ambulatory and extended-care settings, and the adoption of personal health records.
Daniel has a BS in business administration from Drexel University and an Executive MBA from Temple University. He is an adjunct instructor at Community College of Baltimore, where he teaches quality management and information technology for clinicians in the Healthcare Information Technology Workforce Development Program.
Daniel is a Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) received from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).