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Scott Peterson Joins Avalere as Vice President of Data Architecture

April Todd | Apr 11, 2017

Scott Peterson, formerly Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Minnesota Department of Human Services, is joining Avalere’s Data Analytics and Development team.

He will lead efforts focused on bringing the power of big data, real time analytics, and technology solutions to a diverse healthcare client base. Recent examples of Avalere and Inovalon’s data driven technology platforms include post-acute care optimization and outcomes-based contracting for pharmaceutical manufacturers and health plans.


At the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Peterson was responsible for leading all aspects of information technology including architecting and implementing complex data infrastructure, interoperable systems, and applications driving health care operations, the Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS), and Minnesota’s health insurance exchange. 



“Scott brings a wealth of experience in developing top-tier technology solutions for some of the most challenging healthcare issues,” said April Todd, senior vice president at Avalere Health. “His leadership and expertise will play a critical role in supporting our clients as they look to incorporate new platforms to support their business needs.”  



To supplement the work that Peterson will be leading, Avalere is actively recruiting talent in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area to fill open technical, analytic, and product development positions. To learn more about these job opportunities, please visit Avalere’s careers page

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