"I enjoy that I get to shape the data that feeds the Medalogix platform, which provides actionable insight to our clients who positively impact patient lives."
As a Medalogix senior data platform engineer, John is responsible for data modeling and database implementation for Medalogix’s analytics platform.
Previously, John served as Change Healthcare’s business intelligence architect. There, he was responsible for designing and implementing a data warehouse in AWS Redshift that supported internal and customer-facing reporting portals. John has more than 25 years of experience in IT, with a career that has included customer support, Microsoft technical training, network engineering and more than 15 years of database administration, development and architecture in both transactional and analytic environments.
John holds an associate’s degree in liberal arts and is certified in MCSE+I, MCDBA and MCP+SB.
When he’s not modeling data, John enjoys hanging out with his wife, discussing life, love and music with his two sons or just chilling with the family’s two cats and golden retriever.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Rodizio Grill
"I love to help people. What I do on a daily basis with Medalogix helps home health providers more appropriately care for their patients."
As a senior platform developer, Chris is responsible for creating and improving Medalogix’s web development and application architecture.
Chris brings 18 years of software development experience the team, with previous roles at Servpro and Cracker Barrel.
Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from MTSU.
In his free time, Chris likes spending time with his wife and three boys. He loves racquetball, running, mountain biking, camping, hiking, the outdoors and Nashville Predators hockey!
Favorite spot in Nashville: Big Al's
“It’s great coming to work everyday. I work with some of Nashville’s brightest who are always thinking past convention to solve healthcare’s biggest challenges.”
As Medalogix’s director of marketing and PR, Danielle generates brand awareness to help drive business.
With a journalism degree and experience in broadcast journalism, Danielle brings strong writing and storytelling skills to the Medalogix team. Danielle manages Medalogix’s web site, social media and blog channels, publicity initiatives, marketing collateral, marketing campaigns and email communications.
Prior to Medalogix, Danielle was an account executive at Nashville-based PR and digital marketing firm, the Bradford Group. In her role there, she helped various entrepreneurial companies achieve their PR and marketing goals. Prior to moving to Nashville, Danielle worked as a reporter and part time anchor in Alabama and Florida.
Danielle graduated summa cum laude from the University of North Florida with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She’s a founding board member of the Nashville Public Library’s young professional group, the Next Chapter Society, and an active member of the Junior League of Nashville.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Rumors East
“I'm passionate about making predictive analytics accessible. Oftentimes, people tense up when you start using phrases like data science and sequence analysis. My goal is to humanize data analytics. What better way than through technology like ours that is having a tremendous human impact.”
As director of data science at Medalogix, Michael builds and maintains our machine learning solutions that help our customers better manage their patient populations. Michael also leverages analytics to evaluate our products and support company-wide business intelligence inquiries.
Michael brings nearly 20 years of experience designing, building and managing data systems to the Medalogix team. In his previous role as lead data scientist at a healthcare technology company, Michael applied analysis techniques such as classification, clustering, sequence analysis, propensity scoring and statistical simulations to unearth value from hospital bedside monitoring systems data.
Michael’s educational background includes extensive work at the graduate level in statistics and machine learning, including degrees in actuarial science, philosophy and education. Michael most recently completed a graduate certificate in advanced analytics from Oklahoma State University and a Ph.D. in candidate, measurement and statistics from Arizona State University.
Michael is a certified SAS Predictive Modeler, placed in a national competition hosted by SAS for his work on predicting hospital admissions. Additionally, the SAS Global Forum and Yale University's Global Health and Innovation Conference featured Michael’s papers in a poster presentation.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Gabby's Burgers & Fries
“I love designing products that are simple to understand and easy to navigate.”
Margaret Forshee joined the Medalogix team in March 2013. In her roles as both product design manager and technical product manager, Margaret is responsible for designing the product’s interface and guiding the development process.
Previously, Margaret served as Medalogix’s customer success manager and executive assistant.
Schmitt holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Indiana University.
Favorite Place in Nashville: Shelby Park in East Nashville.
"I am so excited to be part of the Medalogix team because of the profound impact we are making, and will continue to make, in patient lives."
As Medalogix’s vice president of product management, Shari analyzes healthcare policy and provider operations to develop and execute product strategy road maps.
Shari brings nearly 12 years of Healthcare IT experience, with a focus on product management & quality assurance, to the Medalogix team. Directly preceding her position with Medalogix, Shari was the vice president of product management at HomeCare Homebase, a home health and hospice electronic medical record provider.
Shari holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering mathematics and computer science from the University of Louisville. In her spare time Shari upcycles furniture, volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, and spoils her two Great Pyrenees pups.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Red Bicycle
"We're positively affecting patients' care quality. Aside from raising my daughter, I've never done anything in my life that feels as important and meaningful as the work we're doing at Medalogix."
Dan Hogan founded Medalogix—a Nashville-based predictive modeling company—in 2009 to help home health providers deliver more efficient and effective patient care. A former home health agency owner and operator, Dan’s hands-on healthcare knowledge guides Medalogix in solving some of today’s most pressing healthcare challenges like hospital readmission reduction and end-of-life care coordination.
For his work developing Medalogix, Dan has been honored as one of the Nashville Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs” and a “Healthcare Hero.” He was also recognized as the Nashville Technology Council’s “2016 Innovator of the Year.” Additionally the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society awarded Medalogix the Health Information Technology award, which distinguishes the software as one of the best emerging technologies in the Southeast. Most recently, Medalogix was recognized by Fierce Healthcare as a Fierce Innovation finalist, Harvard University as a Health Acceleration Challenge finalist and the Nashville Technology Council as “2016’s Early Stage Company of the Year.” Dan has also presented at premier conferences, including the National Association of Home Care and Hospice’s annual conference, the Visiting Nurse Association of America’s annual conference, Harvard’s Forum on Healthcare Innovation, Yale’s Global Health and Innovation conference and TEDx Nashville.
Active locally in several civic capacities, Dan currently serves on Safe Haven’s, TEDx Nashville’s and the Nashville Technology Council’s boards. He is a member of Leadership Nashville’s 2016 class and is also an active member and past president of Nashville’s Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) chapter.
A Chicago native, Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from the University of Georgia and spends his free time running, dabbling in photography and hanging out with his 11-year-old daughter, Maddie.
Favorite Spot in Nashville: Cat Bird Seat
"I love working with and supporting our team of dedicated engineers who are committed to building powerful technology that helps healthcare providers improve patient care."
As Medalogix's dev-ops manager, Chad is responsible for implementing deployment strategies and managing AWS environments. Chad brings 9 years of IT experience to the team with previous roles at Servpro and Beck/Arnley.
Chad holds a bachelor's degree in marketing and business administration from MTSU.
In his spare time, Chad enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing guitar and traveling.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Ryman Auditorium
"I enjoy coming to work everyday knowing that my work can positively affect the lives of our clients and the lives of our clients’ patients."
As director of client experience, Scott works to ensure Medalogix users achieve long-term adoption and success by understanding and communicating their wishes, discovering and documenting best practices, anticipating and remediating challenges and measuring success.
Scott adds years of account management and implementation experience to the Medalogix team, with past positions with Medical Reimbursements of America (MRA) and athenahealth. His experience gives him insight to manage efficiently and he is committed to ensuring that our clients’ needs are not only met, but exceeded.
Scott holds a bachelor’s in business management from Huntingdon College.
Always striving for balance, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, playing golf and challenging himself with CrossFit.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Cork and Cow
"I have a passion for building systems based on data and empirical evidence that can be democratized to empower people to make timely, informed decisions."
As Medalogix’s senior data platform engineer, Nick is responsible for client integrations and data modeling for Medalogix's analytics platform.
Prior to Medalogix, Nick served as MorphoTrust USA’s principal data engineer. In that role, he led a team responsible for database administration, data warehouse development and report development for the Universal Enrollment Services platform.
Nick holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from Trevecca Nazarene University. He loves spending time with his two daughters and wife and enjoys cooking and Boise State football.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Edley's East
“I chose Medalogix because I like to help people and I like analytics. Working here allows me to fulfill both of those passions. It’s a bonus that Medalogix’s company culture is awesome. The people I work with feel like family."
As vice president of technology, Sathish leads the development team by defining best practices, developing and refining processes and recruiting and nurturing top talent.
Sathish brings 15 years of IT industry experience to the Medalogix team—including roles as a developer, enterprise architect and IT manager in various Fortune 500 companies like Warner Brothers, Macy’s and Express Scripts.
Sathish holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from Madras University and is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Sathish is a Microsoft Certified app and solutions developer.
When he’s not building kick butt technology, Sathish enjoys mentoring other IT enthusiasts and traveling to places like Thailand, Amsterdam and Greece with his wife.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Acme
"The clarity and efficiency Medalogix’s analytics-based technology brings to the home health industry drives tangible value for home health providers and improves patient outcomes. I’m proud to be a part of that improvement."
As vice president of finance, Justin oversees accounting and internal financial processes. Additionally, he is responsible for planning the financial strategy for the company, its products and investments.
Prior to joining the Medalogix team, Justin helped manage a large equity investment portfolio at Citadel LLC—a $25 billion investment fund in NYC focused on small-to-mid-sized companies. Prior to that, Justin worked as an investment analyst for Coliseum Capital Management—a value-based investment fund and Medalogix's largest shareholder.
Justin holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Notre Dame. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing, fishing and beer brewing.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Baja Burrito
“As a registered nurse working in the home health and hospice arena for more than 20 years, I know the next steps in improving patient care are analyzing patient data and integrating the results into practice. I’m eager to help my healthcare colleagues take the next steps.”
Cyndi Rizzitello is Medalogix’s vice president of clinical transformation. Cyndi brings more than 25 years of healthcare experience to the team—with practice as a clinician and a healthcare technology manager.
Rizzitello comes to Medalogix from BlackTree Healthcare Consulting, where she was director of clinical consulting. She led the initiation of the clinical consulting division at BlackTree through hiring and managing the team, implementing clinical service programs and developing marketing strategies. While at BlackTree, Cyndi assisted home health and hospice clients across the country to help them gain efficiencies and maximize the use of technology.
Prior to that, she was clinical product manager and vice president of sales at Homecare Homebase and staff nurse, manager of MIS education, manager of clinical information systems, director of operations and executive director at the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Central New Jersey.
Rizzitello received her master’s in nursing informatics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her bachelor’s in nursing from Rutgers University. Rizzitello is a registered nurse in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York and is a Certified Informatics Nurse. She has spent time volunteering at the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Favorite Place in Nashville: Germantown is the place to be. The Medalogix office is here conveniently nestled near great restaurants and coffees shops.
"Throughout my clinical career I've made it my mission to help my patients receive individualized care that makes the most sense for them and their families. Focusing on personalized care is especially relevant in the hospice work I've been a part of. Medalogix is a place committed to helping patients personalize their end-of-life care experiences. I am grateful to be a part of a team that is aligned toward this essential goal."
As our clinical transformation consultant, Carleen assists Medalogix in furthering the development of Medalogix’s end-of-life analytics technology solution—Medalogix Bridge. She also works directly with home health and hospice clients to ensure our technology best aligns with their processes.
Carleen has 20 years of palliative care experience in hospice clinical and operational leadership, healthcare informatics management and consulting. Prior to Medalogix, she was the hospice product manager for Homecare Homebase and the executive director for Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care. She holds has a degree in nursing from North Central Texas College and a degree in healthcare administration from the University of Saint Francis.
Carleen loves travel, music, experiencing new cuisine and hanging out with her family. She believes any day with laughter is a worthwhile day.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Percy Priest Lake and its many surrounding trails
"I've met so many great care providers over the years. I hope to equip them with technology solutions that can help ensure their patients receive unprecedented care regardless of reimbursement and regulatory changes."
In his role as director of business development, Rob is responsible for creating new business relationships with home health agencies searching for solutions that can help improve care and reduce costs.
Rob brings more than 20 years of home healthcare IT experience to his role at Medalogix, most recently from naviHealth where he worked with post-acute providers to optimize transitions across the continuum of care.
Rob holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Penn State University.
In his down time, Rob loves spending time with his wife and two sons. If he’s not attending his oldest son's swim meets, then he and his family are doing something outdoors.
Favorite spot in Nashville: The Listening Room
“I enjoy working directly with clinicians and executives to help them achieve their goals and improve patient care.”
As Medalogix’s senior director of client operations and professional services, Patrick guides clients through Medalogix’s implementation process to ensure ease and quality. Additionally, Patrick manages and addresses customer service inquiries and processes.
Prior to Medalogix, Patrick served our country as an Aviation Officer in the United State Army. Through his experiences in the Army and other positions, Patrick brings management, operations, training, logistics and sales experience to the Medalogix team.
Patrick Holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Mississippi. He’s currently enrolled in Lipscomb University’s MBA program.
When he’s not working, Patrick enjoys spending time with his wife, Stacie, and his two children, Jacob and Caitlin.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Pinewood Social
“I am excited to be a part of Medalogix’s mission to transform mere data into powerful clinical decision tools."
As Medalogix’s senior platform developer, Ben is responsible for creating and improving Medalogix information systems. Ben Brings 15 years of software development experience to the team with previous roles at Cracker Barrel, Servpro and most recently, Cigna Healthspring.
When he’s not developing software, Ben enjoys spending time with his family at the beach, in the mountains and even at home.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Bobbie's Dairy Dip
“The reason we’re able to improve patient care is because we don’t stop after identifying at risk patients. We take the next step to actually help clinicians act on our insights. I’m proud to be a part of this team and this mission.”
Elliott Wood joined the Medalogix team in July 2013. As president, Wood is responsible for ensuring Medalogix is delivering value to our clients and the industry, as well as overseeing product management and technology teams.
Wood brings nearly ten years of healthcare technology research to the team.
Directly prior to joining Medalogix, he served as the senior director of value strategies and informatics for Airstrip where he managed teams, created data products and managed marketing.
Elliott holds a bachelor's in psychology from Abilene Christian University. He and wife reside with their two boys in Nashville, Tenn.
Favorite spot in Nashville: Radnor Lake