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Travis Dalton, President and General Manager at CGS

Travis Dalton

President and GM


Travis Dalton, President and General Manager at CGS

Travis Dalton is is the president and general manager of Cerner Government Services, overseeing the strategy, growth, delivery, operations, talent development and other aspects of the company federal business.

Dalton leads CGS in its implementation of a new, interoperable health record for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs, according to his LinkedIn profile.

He led the company's establishment of a DOD initial operating capability, creation of VA enterprise standards for clinical workflows and migration of 78B health records of 23.5M veterans.

Under Dalton's leadership, CGS secured a $4.3B Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization contract in 2015 and a $10B sole-source VA contract for electronic health record modernization in 2018. 

In 2019, Dalton drove CGS' enterprise growth strategy and expanded the company's relationship with Tenet Healthcare. The partnership allowed Tenet to establish 71 facilities. 

Dalton's responsibilities were expanded in 2010 to include consulting and operations for the company's investor-owned division. He supported clients such as HCA Healthcare, HealthSouth, UHS, IASIS Healthcare and Community Health.

Dalton also led the development and growth of the consulting practice for CGS' West and Canada regions. The practice was implemented at more than 400 facilities and led to CGS' first fully computerized physician order entry implementation. 

Before he joined CGS in August 2001, Dalton was a language teacher for the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program. He also served as a U.S. cultural ambassador for JET's competitive international program.

Dalton also spent two years as a public sector consultant at Accenture. His duties were focused on driving profitable growth by increasing market share and creating new markets for Accenture's North America Public Sector business. 

He earned a master's degree in public administration from Ohio State University and a bachelor's degree in finance from Wright State University.

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