John Distefano was named vice president and executive director of healthcare payer services in the global healthcare practice of consulting firm BearingPoint, McLean, Va.
Distefano, 48, was most recently a partner and member of Accentures healthcare payer industry executive leadership team, responsible for leading the companys information technology solutions for its healthcare payer business. His experience also includes more than 13 years of healthcare payer business and technology services at Ernst & Young and CapGemini.
With more than 26 years of experience overall, Distefano has been a columnist and contributor to industry publications and co-authored the book Wireless Enterprise Application Architecture and served as executive editor of the book Gaining Business Value From Mobile Technologies. -- by Cinda Becker