Technology Solutions

When data flows securely and efficiently within and between health care organizations, health outcomes improve substantially. Our technology solutions help hospitals, public health agencies, and insurers leverage data for better care.

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Rick Keller

Rick Keller

Director, Connected Health

Areas of Expertise
  • Health Information Exchange 
  • Disease Surveillance  
  • Interoperability
Rick manages the development of highly technical health care software systems that support disease reporting, syndromic surveillance, public health registries, and other functions. Rick holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and Oakland University, respectively.
Laura Rappleye

Laura Rappleye

Deputy Director, Connected Health

Areas of Expertise
  • Interoperability Standards Development
  • Public Health and Clinical Integration
  • Health Information Exchange

Laura has 20 years of experience planning and implementing health IT solutions in public health and clinical care settings. She specializes in advancing population health through integrating clinical and public health data sets. Laura has led the creation of standardized implementation guides and automated data quality assurance and validation tools for the state of Michigan. Laura serves as a co-chair for the Health Level Seven (HL7) Public Health Work Group.