Executive Team

Tim Pletcher

Chief Executive Officer
Interoperability Institute

Dr. Tim Pletcher is the Executive Director of the Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN), a public and private nonprofit collaboration dedicated to improving the healthcare experience, improving quality and decreasing cost for Michigan’s people by making valuable data available at the point of care through statewide health information sharing.

Mary Kratz

Executive Vice President
Interoperability Institute

Mary Kratz is the Executive Vice President of the Interoperability Institute, an affiliate organization of the Michigan Health Information Network group.  Mary is a leader in the field of biomedical informatics, working at the intersection of interoperability, telemedicine and business development.

Igor Voytsekhivskyy

Chief Financial Officer
Interoperability Institute

Igor Voytsekhivskyy serves as Chief Financial Officer for Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) where he leads finance, human resources and payroll. Igor is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting from the University of Mississippi.

 

 

Ken Van Der Wende

Chief Commercial Officer
Interoperability Institute

Ken Van Der Wende is the Chief Commercial Officer for Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). As an entrepreneur, marketer, and business development professional, he finds opportunities for MiHIN to grow and gain traction in the health information exchange field.

 

 

Rich Fish

Chief Technology Officer
Interoperability Institute

Richard Fish is the Chief Information Security and Infrastructure Officer at Velatura Public Benefit Corporation, a subsidiary of Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). In his current role, he oversees the enterprise information security program leveraging the latest cloud and serverless computing technologies.

 

Bharat Gandhi

Chief Legal Counsel
Interoperability Institute

Bharat Gandhi is the Chief Legal Counselor and Privacy Officer for Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN). In his current role, he oversees all legal matters for MiHIN, and has more than 20 years experience as an advisor to executives in manufacturing industries.

 

 

Shreya Patel

Chief Policy & Privacy Officer
Interoperability Institute

Shreya Patel is an attorney in Michigan, focused in the areas of Healthcare and Privacy. In her role as Chief Policy & Privacy Officer for Michigan Health Information Network (MiHIN), she routinely examines the effect of national and state initiatives on interoperability and participates in the national dialogue surrounding the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) and Final Interoperability Rules from the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Isabell Pacheco

Chief Operating Officer
Interoperability Institute

Dr. Isabell Pacheco is the Chief Operating Officer of the Interoperability Institute, organized within the Michigan Health Information Network group. Isabell is a healthcare leader with over 25 years of experience in operational and strategic healthcare management recognized for her distinction of service and leadership by the American College of Healthcare Executives.