Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
Robert Havasy is a Senior Director at HIMSS where he focuses on the topics of telehealth, connected health, patient engagement, and post-acute care coordination. Rob works closely with HIMSS members to develop educational content, policy and regulatory analyses, other thought leadership around the use of patient-generated health data and other HIT topics. Prior to joining HIMSS, Rob a Vice President of the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) and the Executive Director of Continua. Continua publishes the Continua Design Guidelines, the only global framework for standards-based personal medical device interoperability.
Prior to joining the PCHA, Mr. Havasy was the Corporate Team Lead for Product and Technology Development at the Center for Connected Health (CCH), part of the Partners HealthCare System in Boston, Massachusetts. At CCH Mr. Havasy lead the team that integrated patient-generated health data with Partners’ enterprise clinical systems. Major achievements of the Center include connecting remote patient monitoring data to Partners’ electronic medical record (EMR) system, the integration of consumer activity monitoring data with the EMR, and a new platform for acquiring and integrating Patient Reported Outcome Measures.
Mr. Havasy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Keene State College and an M.S. in Health and Medical Informatics from Brandeis University.