Healthcare IT company Topaz Information Solutions LLC (TopazIS) has named Ken Kontowicz vice president of business development. TopazIS is a national provider of healthcare technology solutions, including electronic health records, practice management tools, population health and data analytics, and managed IT services.
In this role, Kontowicz’s responsibilities include developing new business opportunities and revenue streams, as well as working collaboratively with other members of the TopazIS team on sales activities and expanding its technology and services footprint.
Kontowicz has two decades of experience in the healthcare software industry, most recently serving as strategic account manager for behavioral health organizations with NextGen Healthcare®. He earned salesman of the year awards in both 2015 and 2016, achieving 250 percent of his quota.
“This role gives me an opportunity to leverage my experience as a solution architect working closely with a client to knit together a suite of products that meets their needs,” Kontowicz said. “TopazIS has expanded into a robust operation with clients across the U.S., and I look forward to growing our portfolio of behavioral health and integrated healthcare providers.”
Kontowicz pursued a dual major of political science/international relations and geology at the University of Arkansas as well as the University of Wisconsin. He has completed project management courses as well as finance and investment banking coursework through the Finance Institute of Technology of New York. He’s a member of the United States Cycling Federation and Toxic Velocity Baja Racing Club.
TopazIS was founded in 2000 by two large, community-based behavioral health organizations. TopazIS develops custom healthcare technology solutions tailored to the specific needs of behavioral health and social services organizations in partnership with NextGen®. The clinical components and documentation in TopazIS templates are created by clinicians for clinicians. For more information, visit www.topazis.co