Claudine Beron is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Initiate Government Solutions®, a woman-owned small business. Ms. Beron has 25+ years of management consulting experience, bringing creative and innovative solutions to federal healthcare customers including VA, HHS, and MHS.
Claudine has over a decade of experience with modernization and interoperability projects including VA’s Federal Health Information Exchange (FHIE), ONC Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN) prototype, MHS Single Sign-On (SSO), Veterans Informatics and Computing Infrastructure (VINCI), and now Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization (FEHRM).
Ms. Beron is a co-founder and ad hoc leadership member of the HIMSS Federal Health Community. She has held positions as chair of the Clinical and Business Intelligence Committee for HIMSS and VistA Software Alliance (VSA).
Initiate Government Solutions®, is committed to improving public health and information sharing. Operating nationwide, we provide management consulting and information technology services to industry and to federal, state, and local governments. With IGS’ consulting and technology capabilities, we deliver innovations across a broad range of areas that help our clients realize their visions while creating tangible value.
Vision: Be a health IT trendsetter, continuing to solve the nation's most challenging healthcare IT issues by conceiving, designing, and building solid, creative, innovative open-source solutions.
Mission: To innovate, design, and deliver tailored solutions that balance technical innovation against costs while providing exceptional service.
Improve public health and healthcare services nationwide by increasing the value of, accessibility, and benefits of public health and healthcare services for end-users.
Deliver exceptional service and high-value IT solutions for our customers by building solid, creative, and innovative quality solutions on time while providing highly satisfactory customer service.
Provide solid foundations and frameworks to our clients by developing solutions that support future growth and success.
Continuously improve our services and internal processes by monitoring our performance and fulfilling our performance objectives as established.
Initiate Government Solutions® is committed to delivering exceptional service and high-value IT solutions for our customers. IGS accomplishes this by building solid, creative, and innovative solutions on a timely basis without compromising quality and customer service. We are committed to the continual improvement of our services and internal processes by monitoring our performance and fulfilling our quality objectives as established in our quality management system.
Initiate Government Solutions® prioritizes security in our business processes and practices through adoption and compliance to industry and customer standard guidelines, policies, and procedures to ensure Personally Identified Information (PII), Protected Health Information (PHI), and other sensitive data are secured and protected. We provide annual training and certifications for our staff to maintain security practices and processes that must be followed, tracked, and audited to support the authorized use of PII, PHI, and other protected information for the critical services, applications, and systems that we support for our customers and business partners.
Initiate Government Solutions® is committed to managing environmental impact as an integral part of our operations. It is our policy to always assure the environmental integrity of our processes. To minimize our environmental impact, we:
Comply with applicable environmental rules and regulations within our industry.
Protect our environment through sound management practices and decisions including considerations of environmental issues in all business strategies and initiatives.
Strive to conserve natural resources by adopting pollution prevention practices, reducing waste, and minimizing the consumption of resources. For example, we are a 100% virtual company thereby reducing our staff’s impact to local commuting pollution.
Educate, train, and motivate employees to carry out tasks in an environmentally responsible manner.
Initiate Government Solutions® unequivocally stands against racism, violence, and hate. We are committed to effecting systemic change through inclusive business practices, empowering minority-led organizations, advocating policies for equality, cultivating partnerships, and designing systems and solutions with everyone in mind.
IGS CORE VALUES
Integrity, Honesty, and Ethics: We conduct our business with the highest level of ethics. Doing things like being accountable for our mistakes, accepting helpful criticism, and following through on our commitments to our customers and everything we do.
Empathy, Emotional Intelligence: How we interact with others including peers, colleagues, stakeholders, and customers matters. We work with a diverse, integrated, driven team to accomplish the larger mission. We take care in learning about our customer's business and drivers in order to ensure solutions meet not only technical needs but also supports their mission.
Strong Work Ethic (Reliability, Dedication, Productivity): IGS staff is driven by a strong, self-motivated, results-driven work ethic. We take a collective responsibility to create an environment where colleagues feel included and respected. We are reliable, accountable, proactive, and tenacious and will do what it takes to get the job done.
Life-Long Learner (Curious, Perspective, Goal Oriented): When we challenge ourselves to continually learn and improve ourselves. We strive to be an expert in our field, we find solutions where others see problems.
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Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) - This organization ensures full financial assistance for post-secondary scholarships for every child who loses a parent serving in Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps special operations. In addition to this, SOWF has a Family Services Team that provides academic and family counseling. http://specialops.org/
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MEET OUR TEAM
With over 100 years of combined experience, we have a well-seasoned team at the helm