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WIC Consortium Territories Launch EBT System, eWIC

WIC Consortium Territories Launch EBT System, eWIC

This past spring, CMA and the Arizona WIC Consortium continued the roll-out of eWIC, and electronic benefits transfer (EBT) system. eWIC replaces paper checks with a card, providing customers and retailers with flexibility and efficiency. Guam, Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), the Navajo Nation, and American…

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Updates from Dell Technologies World: 2018

Updates from Dell Technologies World: 2018

CTO Brian Dougherty attended Dell Technologies World from April 30 – May 2 and brought back some emerging trends from this premier technology conference to discuss with CMA. Conference attendees were challenged to think and move beyond infrastructure and toward business applications, management, cloud, mobility,…

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Promotion Announcement – New CTO and CINO Appointed

Promotion Announcement – New CTO and CINO Appointed

In order to further promote innovation and service excellence, CMA has promoted two of our technology leaders.  Effective immediately,  Brian Dougherty will assume the role of CMA’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Steve Zizzi will advance to the newly created role of Chief Innovation Officer…

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CMA Wishes Departing NYS Medicaid Director Well

CMA Wishes Departing NYS Medicaid Director Well

Jason Helgerson’s tenure as Medicaid Director of New York State ended last Friday, after more than seven years in the position. In an article posted on HealthAffairs.org, Helgerson discussed the current state of Medicaid, along with the five most important lessons he learned while Medicaid…

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MIS System Selection: How Does HANDS Measure Against the Top Features Desired by WIC Agency Staff? Brilliantly.

MIS System Selection: How Does HANDS Measure Against the Top Features Desired by WIC Agency Staff? Brilliantly.

In a recent MIS Alternatives Analysis Study presented at the 2017 NWA WIC Technology Conference, local agency staff was asked to evaluate five WIC MIS Systems, including HANDS. Staff comprised those who worked at local agencies, including nutritionists, technicians, and administrative staff. The process allowed…

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Ken Romanski Named President of CMA

Ken Romanski Named President of CMA

Long-time Executive Vice President, Ken Romanski, has been promoted to President of CMA. In a statement announcing the promotion, CMA Founder and CEO Kay Stafford said: Ken Romanski is one of CMA’s longest-tenured employees. He was there at the beginning helping to chase deals, serve our…

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Understand the Cornerstones of Adaptable, Extendable Data Analytics Platforms

Understand the Cornerstones of Adaptable, Extendable Data Analytics Platforms

Building the right data analytics solution for your business can really pay off, but it requires consideration and planning to build a strong, yet flexible platform. You want data analytics that not only answer your first set of questions, but also the questions you haven’t…

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Do Data Analytics Really Lead to Effective, Efficient Decision Making?

Do Data Analytics Really Lead to Effective, Efficient Decision Making?

The claims of using Big Data to inform business decisions are well lauded. Frequently touted advantages and benefits include uncovering unexpected patterns and insights, improving the ability to make predictions, and creating a sturdy foundation for quantitative analysis and fact-based management. But the upfront investment…

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Stafford honored by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Stafford honored by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

CMA Founder and CEO Kay Stafford was recently honored by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for her generosity to various hospital departments for cancer research. CMA provided the endowment to fund the Leslie B. Tyson Endowment for Nursing Research, which provides seed grants on a…

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CMA Announces DART Upgrade

CMA Announces DART Upgrade

DART Supports Oracle to Hive Loads DART (Data at Rapid Transport, Patent Pending), is data transport optimization, designed to save time and money, and efficiently accelerate your work with Big Data. DART 5.0 is the fastest software on the market today to achieve effortless movement…

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