Citus Health Management & Advisory Team

LEADERSHIP

The Citus Health management team and advisory board consists of home infusion specialists; healthcare technology leaders; physicians; marketers; and business development professionals.

The Founders

Melissa Kozak

Melissa Kozak

Registered Nurse, founder and inventor of Citus Health, Inc. Expertly skilled in high pressure clinical settings, proven ability to identify and develop mutually beneficial relationships and opportunities, patient inspired while focused on medical solutions, optimistic, compassionate and attentive communicator, who thrives on working with a team to provide impactful healthcare resulting in profitable and positive outcomes.

Chief Executive Officer
Shahid Shah

Shahid Shah

Shahid N. Shah is an internationally recognized and influential healthcare IT thought leader who is known as “The Healthcare IT Guy” across the Internet. He is a technology strategy consultant to many federal agencies and winner of Federal Computer Week’s coveted “Fed 100″ award given to IT experts that have made a big impact in the government. Shahid has architected and built multiple clinical solutions over his almost 21 year career. He helped design and deploy the American Red Cross’s electronic health record solution across thousands of sites; he’s built several web-based EMRs now in use by hundreds of physicians; he’s designed large groupware and collaboration sites in use by thousands; and, as an ex-CTO for a billion dollar division of CardinalHealth he helped design advanced clinical interfaces for medical devices and hospitals. Shahid also serves as a senior technology strategy advisor to NIH’s and TATRC’s SBIR/STTR program helping small businesses commercialize their healthcare applications.

Shahid runs three successful blogs. At http://shahidshah.com he writes about architecture issues, at https://www.healthcareguy.com he provides valuable insights on how to apply technology in health care, at http://www.federalarchitect.com he advises senior federal technologists, and at https://www.hitsphere.com he gives a glimpse of the health-care IT blogosphere as an aggregator.

Chief Technology Officer
Michael Levy

Michael Levy

With over 20 years of marketing and business strategy leadership experience, Michael has helped guide numerous blue chip healthcare and pharma clients. He has a distinctive ability to identify business opportunities and build innovative solutions that capitalize on fundamental consumer and business truths.

EVP, Chief Commercial Officer
Christine Harrington

Christine Harrington

Experienced business professional with proven ability to identify and develop strategy, relationships and opportunities for corporation’s operations. Passionate about issues related to health, marketing, sales, production and personnel.

EVP, Business Development

Advisory Board

Chris Watson

Chris Watson

Seasoned executive with expertise in transforming technology companies into enterprise software solution providers by improving operational excellence and deploying innovative go-to-market strategies that increase revenue, market share and customer satisfaction.

Former Brightree, Chief Marketing Officer / Chief Operating Officer
Shafiq Rab

Shafiq Rab

Dr. Shafiq Rab is an inspirational and visionary health care leader who serves as a catalyst for the transformation of healthcare delivery through the use of technology in an innovative and fiscally responsible manner. A technology evangelist specializing in consensus building between and amongst staff, physicians and leadership in complex and disparate environments by instilling trust and confidence in the technology, teams and the service they provide with proven positive outcomes in the form of bringing two major healthcare systems to HIMSS Stage 6, Stage 1 Meaningful Use, including two recent back to back successful Epic EHR implementations with special emphasis in enhancing patient experience.
CIO Hackensack University Medical Center