Cognosante Appoints Davis Foster as Chief Business Development Officer

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cognosante, a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations, has added Davis Foster as chief business development officer and senior vice president. In this role, Ms. Foster oversees the direction of the company’s business development, marketing, capture and strategic pursuits.

“Davis will lead our continued expansion into the emerging health IT markets of health information exchange, health insurance exchange, and fraud, waste and abuse,” said Michele Kang, Cognosante’s CEO. “With her strong background in the healthcare arena, she is an outstanding fit for our growth strategies and potential in the market.”

“I am thrilled to join Cognosante and lead the business development team in expanding our offerings in the federal, state and commercial health sectors,” added Davis Foster. “I look forward to building on our position as a market leader in services that support the full spectrum of healthcare transformation.”

Prior to joining Cognosante, Ms. Foster served as senior vice president at Evolvent, where she was responsible for the formation of their civilian healthcare practice, including business development, staffing and operations. She also held the position of vice president at Vangent, overseeing their Department of Health and Human Services line of business. In both roles, Ms. Foster created and executed strategic plans that resulted in corporate growth within the healthcare market. Ms. Foster holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University.

About Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provider of IT services to healthcare organizations. The company assists its clients in developing, managing and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, improper payment, health insurance exchange, NwHIN and The Direct Project. Please visit for more information.


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