Mario Hyland, Senior Vice President and Founder of AEGIS.net, Inc., a CMMI Maturity Level 3 rated (DEV-SVC+SSD), ISO 9001:2008 certified small business and premier provider of Information Technology consulting services to Federal Civilian, Defense and Commercial sector clients. AEGIS’ core capabilities include all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (including CyDevOps, and Agile), and Organizational Performance/Process Improvement. Mr. Hyland has been interviewed and published in articles on Federal healthcare market trends focusing on the challenges facing interoperability. Mr. Hyland has been a fixture within the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase for over five years providing industry expertise on “Continuous Interoperability Challenges and Solutions”. Mr. Hyland guidance on Interoperability and the Integrated Ecosystem has been sought by Senior Leadership within HL7, Sequoia, AMDIS, AMA, AHIMA, HIMSS, IHE USA and IHE International, along with Federal Agencies including Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and Health and Human Services.
Mr. Hyland current focus centers on evangelizing and sharing experience based knowledge on the challenges facing true Mission critical Clinical Semantic Interoperability. A national platform which seeks to ensure Health Information Exchange by driving awareness of the importance of rigorous testing (going beyond the Happy Path and simple Peer-to-Peer testing approaches) via “Quality Assurance Infusion” where a Test Driven Development (TDD) Model enables a Test-Early and Test-Often paradigm within a Synthetic Sandbox (the AEGIS Developers Integration Lab or DIL) and recently Touchstone Project (to test FHIR) which simulates a real world Integrate Ecosystem of Healthcare Communities and Healthcare Organizations.
Mr. Hyland participates regularly in industry organizations such as ACT-IAC, ANSI, HIMSS, HL7, and IHE. He routinely attends and participates in National & International HIMSS, IHE North America and Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Connectathon’s.