Dovel Technologies Names Adam Welsh Senior Vice President Health IT

Experienced healthcare IT professional to drive development of solutions for health market

McLean, VA September 8, 2011 – Dovèl Technologies, a leader in software application development and emerging information technology solutions, announced the hire of Adam Welsh as Senior Vice President, General Manager, Health IT. In this role, Welsh will oversee the development of solutions for Dovèl’s customers in the health space, including the Food and Drug Administration and the American Red Cross, and will seek out opportunities to grow the company’s presence across new customers.

“The healthcare market has an incredible need for efficient solutions, in terms of cost, implementation, and use. Our development philosophy, core competencies, and existing solutions are uniquely positioned to fill this need,” commented Paul Leslie, Dovèl CEO. “Adam brings a deep expertise in healthcare consulting and will help us quickly get the right solutions out in the field to meet today’s challenges.”

Over his career, Welsh has worked with clients across the healthcare continuum including large pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers, health plans, the Department of Defense, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the National Cancer Institute. Prior to joining Dovèl, Welsh was Managing Partner at KAI Strategy LLC where he led consulting, strategy and program delivery engagements. Projects included developing a unique maturity model and decision support tool to help the National Cancer Institute and community cancer centers develop effective deployment strategies for oncology-specific electronic health record (EHR) components and working with AHRQ to develop a toolkit for health IT (HIT) software sustainability. Previously he served at Senior Vice President and General Manger at Apptis, focused on expanding the company’s healthcare business.

“Dovèl’s ability to understand the customer’s mission and quickly develop solutions that meet current and future needs is exactly what is needed in the fast changing healthcare space,” said Welsh. “I am excited to join this team of smart, pragmatic, and passionate professionals and look forward to bringing new ideas and solutions to the market.”

Welsh is a recognized leader across the health IT and patient safety domains having served on several national committees and Boards including the National Health Information Technology Collaborative for the Underserved, National Patient Safety Foundation’s Corporate Council, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, American Medical Group Association’s Results Based Payment Initiative and served as the Vice Chair for the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Government Relations Roundtable.

About Dovèl Technologies

Dovèl Technologies provides high-end software and application development to government clients. Dovèl is recognized as an industry leader in Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), using the approach to create low-impact approaches to process, communicate, and store mission-critical information. Clients include the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Defense, U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Education, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Dovèl has been appraised at CMMI Level 3 and its annual quality report receives accolades from industry leaders such as Capers Jones, who lists Dovèl in the category of ”Companies That Utilize Best Practices” along with IBM, Amazon, Google, and Apple. To learn more visit

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