Salient CRGT Leader Honored as Winner in the AFCEA InnovateIT Awards for Innovation in Continuous Process Improvemen

Aug
29, 2017
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Health Service Expert David Ruskin Recognized for Achievements that Advance Business and Citizen Interaction

FAIRFAX, VA – June 1, 2017 – Salient CRGT’s David Ruskin was recognized as the winner for the “Emerging Leader of the Year – Industry” category in the 2017 AFCEA Bethesda Chapter’s 10th Annual InnovateIT Awards. Salient CRGT is a leading provider of health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions.

As innovation continues to change government technology for the better, these awards honor individuals or groups whose contributions to information technology have significance beyond their organizations. These contributions advance business and citizen interactions, leading to improved effectiveness and cost-savings, and serve as a model of excellence government-wide.

Mr. Ruskin’s #ThinkProcess Campaign focuses on identifying, defining, and enhancing processes so they can be effectively targeted to improve outcomes. The video-based campaign is designed to inspire and empower process owners to participate in process improvement activities, and fosters a culture of accountability within agencies regarding waste awareness and reduction. Using a “Plan-Do-Check-Adjust” methodology, a continuous process improvement cycle is created, standards are established, and quality and efficiency are improved.

“Think Process is a team effort, supported by talented and passionate members of our Health Services Division. I don’t view this as an individual award,” said David Ruskin, Deputy Program Manager, Health Services for Salient CRGT. “Rather, this recognizes our innovative approach to establishing a culture of process improvement, as well as the notable cost savings and efficiencies our customer achieved as a result.”

Mr. Ruskin’s work focuses on driving innovation and cost efficiencies as they advance information technology initiatives of government organizations. Mr. Ruskin has over 11 years of consulting experience in the diverse fields of clinical care, program management, strategy, policy, research, finance, informatics, education, and business process improvement and program operations. He oversees the delivery of a full spectrum of health services that support customers with their most vital and challenging objectives. Click to see the video.

About Salient CRGT
Salient CRGT provides federal civilian, defense, homeland, and intelligence agencies with expert depth in health, data analytics, cloud, agile software development, mobility, cyber security, and infrastructure solutions. We support these core capabilities with full life?cycle IT services and training—to help our customers meet critical goals for pivotal missions. The most innovative talent delivery model in the industry, scientifically providing exactly the right people for the customers’ most pressing requirements, fuels these critical capabilities. Salient CRGT has earned a record of success with integration and operations of large?scale, high?volume solutions. On March 1, 2017, Salient CRGT completed its acquisition of Information Innovators, Inc.– visit our newsroom. For additional information on Salient CRGT, visit www.salientcrgt.com.

About AFCEA
AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit membership association serving the military, government, industry and academia. Please visit http://www.afcea.org/site/.

About AFCEA Bethesda
Founded in 1998, the AFCEA Bethesda Chapter is an educationally based, non-profit organization which encourages greater government/industry partnerships and information exchange. The Chapter fosters networking among peers in government and industry and focuses on U.S. Civilian Agencies. The Chapter holds monthly breakfast meetings, provides annual scholarships and holds an annual charity gala, A Night for the Children, which benefits the House of Ruth, Hope for Henry Foundation and Children of Fallen Soldiers Relief Fund. AFCEA International has designated the Bethesda Chapter as a “Model Chapter of the Year” each year since 2000. For additional information please visit www.afceabethesda.org.