Sentara Healthcare and Infinite Computer Solutions create joint venture - OptaFi, LLC
Norfolk, Virginia-based Sentara Healthcare and Rockville, Maryland-headquartered Infinite Computer Solutions have entered a joint venture to create OptaFi, LLC (www.optafi.com). OptaFi supports healthcare companies by delivering a reliable and efficient pathway to digital health, leveraging cloud migration expertise and an in-depth understanding of healthcare operations, security, compliance, and technology.
Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va., OptaFi’s mission is to modernize healthcare environments with a secure, cloud-first, high-speed, and cost-controlled digital landscape. Core services include:
- EMR on Cloud (Azure, AWS, Hybrid Cloud adjacent) transitions and management
- Healthcare enterprise data analytics platform build and management
- Cloud HIPAA / NIST security framework build, manage and deploy
- Cloud cost analysis and assessments (spend control and telemetry)
Designed by Healthcare for Healthcare Operating in the cloud has enabled many industries the opportunity to transform their businesses into seamless, cost-effective, digitally-driven organizations that increase self-service, analytics and speed to market. OptaFi is intentionally designed by healthcare for healthcare, leveraging extensive experience, knowledge and tools to accelerate healthcare migration to the cloud.
"Sentara is a recognized healthcare industry leader and that achievement is the result of our relentless pursuit to provide the best experience for our patients and members. Now that our EMR, health plan, corporate, and most of the ancillary systems are cloud-based, we have seen tremendous benefits in data analytics and access, while realizing incredible yields in speed, resiliency, cost reduction and security,” said Tim Skeen, executive vice president and chief information officer, Sentara Healthcare. “We have learned many lessons that we converted to best practices and tools that we are eager to take to the market via a focused, independent, technology services company. We are confident that OptaFi's expertise is unmatched in today's market. We look forward to seeing the positive impact OptaFi can bring to others in the healthcare ecosystem."
OptaFi clients will benefit from a proven and robust implementation model that brings scalability, modernization, and security to cloud computing. OptaFi focuses on end-to-end cloud transformation with a repeatable delivery model, tools, and unique service frameworks to enhance and transform businesses.
Infinite Computer Solutions, founded and led by Sanjay Govil, is a global provider of technology platforms and services. According to Himachal Mukhopadhay, Corporate Executive Vice President & Healthcare Business Unit Leader at Infinite Computer Solutions, “Our experience in data engineering, security, and cloud coupled with our proprietary methodologies and architectures can help our clients migrate, automate and standardize at speed in the healthcare provider sector. Our venture with Sentara brings a unique set of abilities to help our clients in this journey.”
About Sentara Healthcare – www.sentara.com
Sentara Healthcare celebrates more than 130 years in pursuit of its mission – “we improve health every day.” Sentara is an integrated, not-for-profit health care delivery system with approximately 30,000 employees (including 1,375 physicians and advanced practice providers), 12 hospitals in Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina and the Sentara Health Plans division which serves over 950,000 members. Sentara is recognized nationally for clinical quality and safety, and is strategically focused on innovation and creating an extraordinary health care experience for our patients and members. Sentara was named to IBM Watson Health’s “Top 15 Health Systems” in 2021 and 2018, and was recognized by Forbes as a “Best Employer for New Grads” and “Best Employer for Veterans” in 2022, “Best Employer for Women” in 2020, and one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2018.
About Infinite Computer Solutions – www.infinite.com
Infinite, founded by Sanjay Govil, is a global technology platform and solutions provider headquartered in Rockville, Md. The company serves the following sectors: healthcare, telecom, financial services, media, public sector, insurance, and the public sector. With the proprietary frameworks, platforms, accelerators, and domain experts, Infinite has been solving challenges for Fortune 2000 companies since 2001. Core service offerings include IT outsourcing, digital transformation, cloud migration services, application development management services, quality engineering and assurance, product & platform engineering, and infrastructure services.