CIO Symposium Contributor


Shahid Shah

President and CEO

Netspective Communications LLC

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2013, 2014


Shahid N. Shah is an internationally recognized and influential healthcare IT thought leader who is known as “The Healthcare IT Guy” across the Internet. Shahid is an enterprise software analyst who specializes in healthcare IT with an emphasis on e-health, EHR/EMR, Meaningful Use, data integration, medical device connectivity, health informatics, and legacy modernization.
At present, Shahid is the CEO of Netspective Communications. Over the last 15 years the health IT positions he's held include CTO for CardinalHealth's CTS unit (now CareFusion), CTO of two Electronic Medical Records (EMR) companies, a Chief Systems Architect at American Red Cross, Architecture Consultant at NIH, and SVP of Healthcare Technology at COMSYS.
Shahid runs several successful blogs such as where he provides valuable insights on how to apply technology in healthcare; at he advises senior federal technologists, and at he gives a glimpse of the health-care IT blogosphere as an aggregator.