Rafi Khan brings over 30 years of experience in information technology experience in the health and human services industry to the OPEN MINDS team. His areas of expertise include healthcare information systems and health information exchange, clinical and electronic health record governance, information technology needs assessment, workflow analysis and integration, and technology systems acquisition and resource management.
Before joining OPEN MINDS, Mr. Khan served as the Chief Information Officer and Chief Technology Officer for Hartford Behavioral Health in Hartford, Connecticut. In this role, he was responsible for identifying solutions to transform the information technology (IT) structure to better support Hartford’s high-growth business. In transforming their IT structure, Mr. Khan conducted supply chain management (dental/ medical /business supplies) assessments, diagnosed and recommended processes that align overall organizational strategy with IT, improved telecommunications, and developed strategic partnership with vendors.
Previously, Mr. Khan served as the Director of Information Technology for Community Health Resources in Windsor, Connecticut. In this role, he was responsible for all enterprise-level business needs and requisite strategies, managing all internal and outsourced projects, refreshing company’s IT infrastructure by capitalizing on best technologies within budget. During his tenure, he completed the organization’s electronic health record (EHR) rollout, accelerated EHR implementation by enforcing vendor contract compliance and SaaS hosting, and provided oversight for company’s technology road-maps and document management.
In addition, Mr. Khan has served as a Roundtable Member for the Connecticut Chapter of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Executive Network; CIO Executive Advisory Council Member for Premier CIO Forum; IT Director for Community Health Center; Information Systems Specialist for Town of Newington; and various CIO roles on an interim basis. He is an active contributor to online and print publications with writings focused on information technology, security, and innovative technology products.
Mr. Khan graduated from the School of Nuclear Medicine Technology in VA Medical Center, Northport, NY, where he was awarded an RT (ARRT) board certification from the American College of Radiology Technology Certification Board and a CMNT board certification from the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board. Mr. Khan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-Medicine from Sir Syed Degree College in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.