Telligen is led by a visionary team of experts, who together, bring the experience and leadership savvy needed to deliver comprehensive population health management solutions. Our leaders focus us on a bold vision – to make healthcare in the United States sustainable again through a combination of unparalleled clinical and HIT solutions.
Jeff Chungath, CEO
Jeff Chungath brings more than 20 years of biomedical, HIT and general management experience in healthcare, consumer goods and telecommunications. At Telligen, he led the design and deployment of several nationwide health information technology solutions. Jeff has an unparalleled perspective on leveraging health information technology and behavior change for transformational population health management. Jeff has been instrumental in driving and supporting solutions that get results for our clients.
Bruce Grotenhuis, Vice President, Federal Health Solutions
Bruce Grotenhuis brings over 30 years of experience in the information technology and healthcare fields. At Telligen, he has been responsible for the oversight of a wide array of national and state programs in the areas of quality data collection, measurement and reporting. As the Vice President of Federal Health Solutions, Bruce oversees Telligen’s federal health contracts and is actively involved in strategic planning, account management, operations and solution development to exceed customer expectations. Bruce has over 17 years of experience leading and directing client engagements within the Information Management business unit at Telligen and has been a key part of Telligen’s success.
Bill Phipps, Vice President, State Medicaid Solutions
Bill Phipps brings more than 24 years of diverse experience in the healthcare delivery system. His areas of focus have included behavioral health, special populations and healthcare administration. Much of that time was spent in managed care where his responsibilities included fiscal and administrative operations, policy development, clinical operations, care management and clinical outcomes, strategic planning, as well as contract and budget oversight. Most recently, Bill served as Chief Operating Officer with Magellan Health where he was responsible for the organization’s Virginia Medicaid health plan serving members requiring long-term services and supports. As Vice President of State Health Solutions, Bill Phipps oversees Telligen’s contracts for health management products and services to state government payers. This includes strategic planning, business development, sales, account management, product development and program operations. Bill and his team are committed to bringing innovative solutions to the market that improve health outcomes while reducing costs. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He obtained a master of social work degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and is a licensed clinical social worker in multiple states.
Brian Barry Vice President, Enterprise Solutions
Brian Barry has been turning data into knowledge and knowledge into action for over 20 years. He brings extensive technical expertise and healthcare information technology experience, serving clients in both the commercial and government sectors. His experience includes leading the development and implementation of Revenue Cycle Systems, Electronic Health Records, Healthcare Data Management and Quality Reporting, and Health Management enterprise systems for health systems, providers and payers. Brian oversees Telligen’s Corporate Information Systems and HIT solutions for commercial, State, and Federal clients. Brian holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Iowa State University.
Denise Sturm, CFO
Denise Sturm understands the cost impact of healthcare and how it can compromise an organization’s financial health. She brings 25 years of financial leadership experience in healthcare, commercial and State government. Denise serves as Vice President, Finance and Administration, leading financial and administrative functions, including finance, accounting, risk management, contracts, compliance, pricing, proposals, purchasing and facilities. Denise holds a bachelor’s of business administration in accounting from Iowa State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.