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Jackman brings 30+ years in healthcare IT to the Optimum Board of Directors

Optimum Healthcare IT, a leading healthcare IT digital transformation and consulting services firm recognized as Best in KLAS, announced that Mike Jackman has joined its Board of Directors, effective March 25, 2024. Jackman is a seasoned executive with highlighted expertise in enterprise software and digital transformation.

We are thrilled to announce Mike’s addition to our Board of Directors, declared Gene Scheurer, CEO and Chairman of Optimum Healthcare IT’s Board of Directors. His distinguished leadership track record and in-depth understanding of the healthcare IT market and its evolving dynamics make him an invaluable addition. With his guidance, Optimum will be well-positioned to continue our growth in the ever-evolving healthcare space.

Before joining the Optimum Healthcare IT Board, Mike Jackman held key leadership roles at Leidos Health Group, serving as Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Deputy Group President. In these capacities, he spearheaded the delivery of cutting-edge IT solutions and services to federal and commercial healthcare clients.

Mike was instrumental in driving growth, enhancing profitability, and ensuring utmost customer satisfaction across various offerings, including electronic health records, virtual health, data analytics, cybersecurity, life sciences research, care coordination, care management, and managed health services.

I am excited to become a part of the Optimum Healthcare IT Board of Directors, where I can leverage my experiences in healthcare and specifically digital transformation to shape the future of healthcare IT, expressed Mike Jackman. I strongly believe in the transformative power of technology in improving patient care, and I look forward to collaborating with the team to drive innovation in this space.

Mike Jackman brings a wealth of experience to Optimum’s Board. He served as an operating partner at Ardan Equity Partners, specializing in healthcare enterprise software. In this role, he collaborated closely with CEOs to develop growth platforms. Before that, he was the CEO of Mach7 Technologies, focusing on modernizing enterprise imaging and consolidating patient data. Mike also held executive positions at General Electric Healthcare, Carestream Health, iSOFT Health Group, and Eastman Kodak. He began his career at IBM, spending nearly two decades as Vice President of Systems and Technology. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He has received numerous accolades, including the GE Healthcare President’s Award and multiple IBM Management Excellence awards.

About Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT is a Best in KLAS healthcare IT digital transformation and consulting firm based in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Optimum’s comprehensive service offerings include Enterprise Application Services, Digital Transformation, and Workforce Management, which features our skill development program, Optimum CareerPath®. Backed by a leadership team with extensive expertise, we deliver tailored healthcare consulting solutions to diverse organizations.

Visit or call 1.904.373.0831 to learn how your organization can utilize our solutions.


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