Management Team

HDVI’s management team is made up of a diverse group of dedicated and passionate individuals who each bring different, critical experience and expertise to the organization.

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Michael Klotz
President and CEO

A visionary with over 20 years of experience, Michael has strong track record in management positions and as an entrepreneur. The overarching theme of his career is applying process automation to business processes, which was also the genesis for Health Data Vision.

Before founding Health Data Vision, Michael was the VP of Solutions Strategy at Ensynch, which had acquired eBI Solutions in 2008. Michael founded eBI Solutions, an IT and process automation consultancy in 2002, where he assisted numerous companies to improve their efficiencies or completely change the way they do business with information technology. He led the company from its founding to its sale. Prior to 2002, Michael held consulting and technology positions, both in the Los Angeles area and his native Austria.

A frequent speaker at IT industry events and conferences, Michael is also a guest lecturer on IT strategy at his Alma Mater, USC.

Michael Curran

Michael Curran has worked in Managed Care for 25 years and brings extensive management and operations experience to HDVI, as well as proven ability to build high performing, results-focused teams. Mike joined us from United Healthcare where he was the National Director for Clinical Performance Improvement, and built a national HEDIS reporting and improvement program that served all UHC markets.

Prior to UHC, Michael was the Director of Policy with NCQA where he was actively involved in measure specification development and provided consultative support to the Audit and Software licensure programs at NCQA. Michael has oversight for HDVI’s operational areas including Client Services, Clinical and Quality Services, Data Services and Analytics.

Michael is a graduate of St. Anselm College where he earned a degree in Politics and Boston University where he earned his Master of Public Health degree.

Bill Weir
VP of Software Development

Bill brings almost three decades of application and software development experience to HDVI. He has an exceptional track record of building and scaling mission critical applications and systems as well as a proven ability to build and scale top-notch technology teams.

Prior to joining Health Data Vision, Inc., Bill has lead development teams at large corporations like Disney ABC Television Group, Farmers Insurance Group, REALTOR.COM, Chase Credit Systems and HealthNet. He has extensive experience in systems integration, agile development, server oriented architecture, and business intelligence solutions. Bill has a degree in Computer Information Systems from California Lutheran University.

Dawn Zito
VP of Sales and Marketing

Dawn is responsible for leading new business development and HDVI’s sales team. Her focus is on creating strategic business alliances, as well as, overseeing marketing and branding efforts.

Prior to HDVI, she was the National Director of Business Development at MedSave USA, where she focused on risk adjustment for Medicare Advantage, health insurance exchanges and managed care administration. Dawn has over 15 years of management experience at various national and regional insurance brokerage agencies. Dawn has an MBA and a certificate in Healthcare Administration from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers University.

Ron Makita
VP of Quality and Clinical Services

With over 30 years of experience in healthcare, healthcare-related processes and an impressive track record of managing high-volume departments in healthcare and manufacturing, Ron also has a very impressive track record of designing and improving processes in these industries.

Over the last eight years, he has mastered and refined the processes for collecting and analyzing medical records, which are a cornerstone of the competitive advantage of Health Data Vision. Ron’s leadership abilities have been proven over and over and his ability to assemble and motivate large departments and project teams are consistently impressive and evident from customer feedback.

Elizabeth Micholovich
Senior Project Director

Elizabeth is responsible for client and partner services, and provides leadership for HDVI’s HEDIS, risk adjustment and STAR rating improvement offerings. She supports business development efforts and product development guidance and requirements.

Elizabeth brings over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry with an emphasis on quality and process improvement. She has held various regional HEDIS, quality operations and project management positions, most notably, at UnitedHealthcare. She has a Masters in Public Affairs from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Science degree from Marist College. Elizabeth has also co-authored several papers and publications in healthcare.

Kristen Joyce
Senior Director of Risk Adjustment

Kristen brings over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, specifically in risk, Medicare analysis and loss prevention. Her knowledge and expertise in maximizing financial reimbursements for health plans is key to HDVI’s risk adjustment services and solutions. She has worked at various healthcare organizations, including Senior Whole Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. Kristen holds a Master’s degree in Actuarial Science from Boston University.

Monte Whiteside
Manager, Risk Adjustment Operations

Monte manages operations supporting clients for risk adjustment projects and also provides project leadership to multiple risk adjustment clients. Prior to joining HDVI, Monte spent over 5 years working in different risk adjustment capacities, most notably at Senior Whole Health. He is licensed as a Certified Professional Coder and has a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Mississippi State University.

Melody Scott
Manager, Provider Services

Melody is responsible for managing the Provider Services team with a focus on team building, productivity improvements, and an ongoing commitment to quality and service. She manages teams of varying sizes with up to 40 provider relations agents. With over 12 years of experience and exposure to providers of all types and in almost all of the 50 states enable her to efficiently direct interaction with providers while consistently achieving superior provider satisfaction.