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December 18, 2012 10:17 ET

Cognosante Appoints Dennis A. Dworman to Lead Company's Health Transformation Business

Former HP and Medi-Cal MMIS Executive Brings More Than 35 Years of Experience to Cognosante's Growing Health Transformation Solutions Business

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwire - Dec 18, 2012) -  Cognosante, a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations, announced it has appointed Dennis A. Dworman as Vice President and General Manager of the company's Health Transformation Solutions business.

Dworman, who joined Cognosante in November, has more than three decades of experience in the health and insurance IT in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining Cognosante, Dworman served in senior roles at HP for more than 29 years. His focus for the past 22 years has been working with state governments on the development and implementation of insurance and healthcare programs. Dworman's roles included five years as HP's Executive Program Director for Medi-Cal where he led a team of more than 1,000 employees supporting annual Medicaid expenditures exceeding $20 billion. In addition, he served for seven years as Regional Vice President for U.S. Government Health and Human Services. In this role, he led the development of major proposals and was responsible for implementations and service delivery to states in the Western U.S.

"Dennis Dworman is widely known and respected as an innovative leader in Medicaid management and the future of health information technology," stated Cognosante CEO Michele Kang. "Dennis understands what it takes to help customers transform healthcare enterprises, including health insurance exchange, health information exchange and eligibility and enrollment. Cognosante's customers will strongly benefit from Dennis' expertise as well as his relationships at the state and federal levels."

About Cognosante
Cognosante is a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations. The company has more than 25 years of experience working with 47 states to assist its clients in developing, managing and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, health insurance exchange, NwHIN, and The Direct Project. Please visit www.cognosante.com for more information.

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    Vice President, Marketing and Communications
    Cognosante
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