Harris Hires Former Defense CMIO

Harris Corp. said it has tapped Dr. Bart Brad Harmon, who recently retired as chief medical information officer of the Military Health System (MHS), to serve as chief medical officer of the company’s new Healthcare Solutions unit.

Harris said its new Healthcare Solutions division will support commercial and military care customers with a range of information technology offerings including digital content management and visualization products.

Harmon, a retired Army colonel with both a medical degree and a Master’s in public health, spent the past decade working on electronic health record projects for MHS and chaired a working group that defined information sharing between MHS and the Veterans Affairs Department.

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