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                                                    Gary Shumway
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Caché, MUMPS, M, VistA, Cache Objects, web Programmer / Developer contract

Senior level software development and project management experience. Superior customer relationship and communication skills.
Proven team player with leadership skills. Expert problem solver with strong analytical skills. Reliable and self motivated. Masters
degrees in Psychology (MA), Biostatistics (MPH), and Business (MBA). Over thirty-five years of IT experience.

Proficient in Languages/Technology: (also see 'Additional Software Used' section)
M, MUMPS, Caché, VistA, FileMan, RPMS, Web Link, DCL, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Drupal, MySQL

Chronological Work Experience:                            (see for Skill Set Indexed and Detailed resumé)
VistA/Caché/M Contract Developer, HP contract to VA, Telecommute                                           Aug 2012 to present
          VistA/Caché Developer on the Patient Centered Management Module Re-hosting (PCMMR) project. Analyzed,
          programmed, created/installed KIDS builds involving changes to the PCMM Nightly Auto-Inactivation process. The
          changes include additions to existing code and the Patient Team Assignment and Position Assignment History files via
          the data dictionary and code. Worked on acquiring integration agreements, answered PCMM related VistA questions,
          conducted VistA training, and authored related documentation. Also used Primavera, VersionOne, and Reflection.

VistA/Caché/M Contract Developer, CACI contract to VA, Telecommute                               Feb 2011 to Aug 2012
          VistA/Caché Developer on the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) project of the Virtual Lifetime
          Electronic Record (VLER) initiative. Programmed the data collection from the Fee Basis application and the creation
          of the XML message sent via HeatheVet Web Services (HWSC) to the Direct Java server. Assisted in the file design
          and triggering event for the data download process. Acquired the integration agreements, created the builds, and was
          the primary author of the VistA related documentation for the project.

VistA/Caché/M Contract Developer, Vangent contract to VA, Telecommute                           Apr 2010 to Feb 2011
          VistA/Caché Developer on a HIPAA 5010 project specifically programming electronic insurance verification (eIV)
          enhancements including capturing and transmitting via HL-7 interface additional service type codes and other tasks
          related to VistA’s Integrated Billing (IB) package and updated HIPAA requirements.

MUMPS/Caché Contract Lead Developer, EDS and SAIC contract to VA, SLC, UT                            Jul 2002 to Mar 2010
       Caché Developer on Health Summary (HS) and lead Caché Programmer on Clinical Indicators Data Capture (CIDC)
       applications. CIDC is a billing application residing under VistA’s Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) that
       obtains, stores, and transmits additional third-party billing information, e.g., diagnoses (ICD-9) and service
       connectivity, from providers to ancillaries via HL7 and VistA APIs. I was also the Caché lead on the CPRS portion of
       the Patient Financial Services System (PFSS) project, which obtains and passes billing data from the ancillaries to
       billing. I was also an M Developer on the following projects: Non-VA/Herbal/OTC's Health Summary report, auto-
       acceptance of Herbal Quick Orders (HQO), Care Management (CM) maintenance, and the Performance Measure’s
       (PM) timeliness of note signing report. I was the integration and user testing coordinator for the Code Text Descriptor
       (CTD) project. Additionally, I resolved numerous ClearQuest/Remedy issues (software bugs) for existing Order
       Entry/Result Reporting (OE/RR) functionality. Project Management tools included: TeamPlay, RequisitePro, and
       ClearQuest. Eclipse and Perforce were used for routine editing and version tracking, respectively. I am familiar with
       the VA’s project analysis to patch creation, testing, and acceptance procedures. I received FileMan/VistA, Delphi,
       Java, and OO training. I coded in DSM and Caché on Compaq/HP Alphas running VMS.

Caché/WebLink Contract Programmer, Giromex, Inc., San Diego, CA                                Sep 2002 to Oct 2002 (p/t)
         Documented global structures of an existing WebLink and Caché based money transfer system running on Windows
         NT. Advised as to Caché and system security issues. Also reviewed OFAC functionality and implementation options.

Project Coordinator & MSM/Caché Programmer, Indian Health Services, Albuquerque, NM           May 2001 to Jun 2002
          Caché Upgrade Project Coordinator for the conversion of RPMS (DHCP/VistA like) system from MSM to v.4.1.5 of
          Caché and FileMan programming via MSM and Caché. Created and maintained Project’s 508 compliant web pages via
          ColdFusion and Dreamweaver. Also worked on the installation of the PCC+ package and other assigned projects.
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Caché Contract Programmer, Ameritrade, Inc., Omaha, NE                                          Jan 2001 to Apr 2001
         Programmed assorted functionality (primarily reporting) into Ameritrade’s financial Back Office System (BOS) with
         v.3.2 of Caché running on SunOS 5.6 using PVCS as version control and TNVT Plus as the PC interface.

Caché Contract Programmer, MEDecision, Inc., Wayne, PA                                       Jul 2000 to Jan 2001
         Analyzed, programmed, tested, and documented assorted functionality into MEDecision's iEXCHANGE and
         MEDInform products with v.3.2 of InterSystem's Caché running on NT using StarTeam for version control.

Caché Contract Programmer, Compass Information Solutions, Inc., Greenville, SC                  Nov 2000 to Dec 2000 (p/t)
         Worked remotely and part-time (p/t), abstracting patient demographic and visit data from a Compucare, Inc. Affinity
         system for a hospital in Massachusetts using v2.1.9-F.14 of Caché on a UNIX (HP RISC) system.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, NC                      Mar 2000 to Jun 2000
       Programmed BAR and SCHED related reports and utilities using AES tools and SQL on Carolinas' IDX system. Also,
       wrote M and VBA routines that compiled group data from DSM and created graphical reports via MS Excel.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, County of San Diego, Dept. of Public Health, San Diego, CA      Jul 1999 to Mar 2000
       Resolved Y2K issues, up-dated Medically Indigent Care Reporting System, abstracted data from COSTAR, and
       supported County’s Child Health & Disability Program. Worked on a DEC Alpha cluster using DSM and Refection 2.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, MRL, Cypress, CA                                                      Feb 1999 to Jun 1999 (p/t)
       Working remotely and part-time, I assisted in resolving Y2K issues re: the clinical and financial routines/database of a
       highly modified Antrim Laboratory System residing on a DEC Alpha using DSM and ProComm2.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, CA                              Nov 1998 to May 1999
       Programmed and documented a Laboratory Quality Control Management sub-system to be used with Kaiser’s modified
       Rubicon Laboratory System residing on DEC Alpha’s and PDP’s with DSM and TK Forms.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Cigna Corp., Phoenix, AZ                                   May 1998 to Nov 1998
       Programmed custom HMO related reports with Epic APIs and InterSystem’s Open M/SQL running on an IBM 6000
       under AIX 4.2 using TNVT Plus as the interface.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Fairview, Inc., Minneapolis, MN                             Feb 1998 to May 1998
       Maintained and augmented SCHED and BAR related AES applications/reports and HL7 interface to Unisys.
       Programmed on an IDX system (AES 7.0 & 8.0) with M/SQL 6.2 on a VAX Alpha with Reflection 2 as the interface.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, U. of Minnesota Clinical Associates, Minneapolis, MN               Oct 1997 to May 1998
       Edited existing IDX AES data entry and reporting software, used IDX Screen Generator, interfaced patient billing with
       query results & modified reports, wrote SQL queries via IDX Report Writer. Worked with M/SQL 6.2 on VAX Alpha.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Quest Diagnostics, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA                             Mar 1997 to Aug 1997 (p/t)
       Worked remotely and part-time, writing portions of a bi-directional patient demographic and test results interface for a
       Viteck on a modified Antrim system using the client PC networked to a VAX Alpha cluster running VMS and DSM.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, HealthAmerica, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA                                Mar 1997 to Aug 1997
       Wrote DCL routines, modified existing IDX AES routines for capitation reports, used Epic APIs and database to report
       on account aging, display patient appointment histories, create chart location and other reports. Wrote library of
       routines for use with Epic APIs. Used DSM on a DEC Alpha cluster under DEC VMS, Windows 3.11, and SmarTerm.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, LabCorp, Inc. (Roche/National Health Lab.), Uniondale, NY          Oct 1996 to Feb 1997
       Supported LabCorp’s IPO Clinical Trials System using their Large Laboratory System (LLS). Also developed, coded,
       and implemented a specimen storage allocation and tracking system and supported use of ASTM and Microsoft Access
       in accession reports and data transfer. Programmed in InterSystem’s DSM on a DEC VAX cluster.
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MUMPS Contract Programmer, Healthways, Inc. (Aetna Prof. Mgmt. Corp.), Glastonbury, CT      May 1996 to Oct 1996
       Used Epic’s Chronicles, Resolute, and Cadence products to produce reports. Also modified routines, used menu
       screens, created forms, and wrote M routines for generating user entry screens. Used vi, awk, and perl and Open
       M/SQL on an IBM 6000 with AIX 3.2, Windows 3.11, and Netware via TCP/IP with SmarTerm and Rhumba.

MUMPS Contract Programmer, Corning Clinical Laboratories, Inc. (Metpath), Pittsburgh, PA   Dec 1995 to Sep 1996
       Developed and implemented a third party EDI Remittance System using proprietary and NSF formats for MediCare
       PA and OH, Bluecross (Keystone), and Rail Road MediCare on a modified Antrim lab system. Also wrote generalized
       user data entry routines. Programmed in DSM on a DEC Alpha cluster running VMS, Pathworks, and Netware.

{See Description}, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda U., Loma Linda, CA                                  May 1977 to Oct 1995
          Over the period of 18 years that I was associated with Loma Linda University I obtained an MPH degree and was
          employed as a MIIS Programmer, Junior Statistician, Systems Analyst, Senior MIIS Programmer, Project Manager,
          Director of Dental Computer Services, and Contract Programmer. I consulted, programmed, and managed a wide
          range of applications taking the School of Dentistry from three CRTs and 15 routines to 2,000+ routines, a 1.25 GB
          database, and 440+ users. Applications included electronic patient dental record, tracking student data, appointment
          scheduling, chart tracking, treatment planning, financial, insurance billing, test creation, grading, and electronic grade
          book, clinic production reports, department requirements tracking, sterilization system, support of private practices,
          electronic mail, text editor, etc. (please see for greater detail).

Project Lead/MUMPS Programmer, Gould, Inc., Imaging and Graphics Division, San Jose, CA      Sep 1983 to Oct 1984
           Helped develop Gould’s Multimodality Acquisition and Review System (MARS) for medical images, developed image
           (x-rays, MRIs, sonograms, etc.) acquisition routines in FORTRAN, and developed MUMPS routines for image filing
           and retrieval. Programmed in DSM & FORTRAN IV on a DEC VAX running under VMS.

Additional Software Used:
Also have programmed in: ASP, BAL, BASIC, C, CASL, COBAL, ColdFusion, Delphi, DHTML, FORTRAN IV, perl, PL/1,
perl, and VB.
Operating Systems used: AIX, CPM, DOS, Linux, MIIS, OC/VMS, Unix, VMS, and Windows.
Also have experience with: Epic (Cadence, Chronicles, Epic Care, Resolute), IDX (BAR, SCHED), Ameritrade (BOS),
MEDecision (iEXCHANGE, MEDInform), CompuCare (Affinity), Antrim (Clinical Lab), EZ-Cap, MySQL, Standards (508,
ASTM, EDI, HL7, ICD-9, NSF), Statistical (BMD, SAS, SPSS), Productivity (ClearQuest, Dreamweaver, Drupal, Eclipse, MS
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio), Perforce, Paint Shop Pro, PhotoShop, Serenji Debugger, SMF, StarTeam, Word
Press), Connectivity (Cross Talk, NetTerm, ProComm, Reflection2, Rhumba, SmarTerm, TNVT Plus, VNC, WS-FTP, FileZilla).

Hardware Used:
DG Nova, Eclipse, & MV, DEC PDP-11/70, VAX 780, & Alpha, HP 3000, IBM 370, RS6000, PCs, & Univac.

Education, Certification, and IT Related Instruction:
MBA (Master of Business Administration), Information Systems/Finance, California State U. at San Bernardino
CCP (Certified Computing Professional), Management, Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals
MPH (Master of Public Health), Biostatistics, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
MA (Master of Arts), Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
BS (Bachelor of Science), Zoology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Caché 4 & 5 Rapid Application Development courses from Intersystems, 4 and 5 day courses, completion certificates
Caché System Management from Intersystems, 4 days, completion certificate
Caché Security Essentials seminar from George James Software, 1 day, completion certificate
VistA Foundations training from Greg Kreis of Pioneer Data Systems, 4 days, completion certificate
Delphi 6 Introduction and Advanced Development Training from Jensen Data Systems, Inc, 10 days, completion certificates
Java Programming and J2EE Enterprise Development from Maverick Solutions, 10 days, completion certificate
Additional courses from:, U of U, UNM, UCR, CSUSB, UCLA, New Horizons, GCC, ExecuTrain, etc.

Professional Associations:
Toastmasters International (DTM, 26 years)

Published five articles involving applications in MIIS and MUMPS, three research papers in refereed scientific journals, and two
books, Winging Through America and SCUBA Scoop.

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