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Robert Jensen Named VP, Director of MITRE-Managed FFRDC for CMS; Alfred Grasso Comments

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Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen, a 20-year veteran at MITRE, has been appointed vice president and director of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Alliance to Modernize Healthcare, a federally-funded research and development center managed by MITRE.

“Rob brings more than two decades of healthcare knowledge and experience to this role, ” Alfred Grasso, MITRE president and CEO, said Tuesday.

Mitre logoJensen has played a role in MITRE’s initiatives on electronic health records,  acquisition practices and medical error reduction.

U.S. Marine Corps logistics and data systems officer for 12 years, he started as a multidisciplinary systems engineer at MITRE in 1994 and became health practice leader in 2003.

He was named executive director of the company’s Center for Transforming Health in 2009, where he worked with the Department of Human Health and Services.

Jensen is a certified healthcare information and management systems professional and member of organizations such as Health Level 7, the International Association of Emergency Managers and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Community of Fellows.

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