Rebecca Gelrud, RN, MS Informatics | Senior Associate


Rebecca leads SDV INTERNATIONAL’s clinical informatics initiatives. An accomplished healthcare expert, Rebecca presents a wide breadth of capabilities for her clients. Rebecca has extensive experience providing Nursing Informatics subject matter expertise and Project Management in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) environment, with a focus on intensive care unit (ICU) information systems by coordinating beta clinical trials and establishing protocols in accordance with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations.

Rebecca supports the SDV INTERNATIONAL’s information systems for nursing and medical functionality, usability, and quality by establishing company policies, procedures, and protocols that are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Logical Observational Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC), and Health Level Seven (HL7) standards. An expert in the Veterans Affairs environment, Rebecca served at the Clinical Information Systems Department at the Department of Veterans Affairs Baltimore Veterans Area Medical Center (VAMC).

Rebecca is a Registered Nurse, as well as a board certified in Nursing Informatics, and is a member of HIMSS, AMIA, and CARING. She completed her Master’s Degree in Nursing Informatics, and undergraduate studies in Science of Nursing.

SDV International has achieved a 100% performance level in our hospital. They inspire staff to care about our mission.
— Staff Member, Army Community Hospital
The staff has provided excellent work in terms of quality and timeliness. SDV’s team has planned out the workload and milestones for several key projects and maintained critical program schedules. The SDV staff is flexible and engaged in our activities and keeps themselves available for new assignments and changes in direction on assigned tasks.
— Manager, Federal Aviation Administration
SDV International staff were excellently prepared for their role in supporting the audit engagement. They were experts in their field and enabled the audit team to provide a thorough and effective assessment of the claims that were processed. SDV International contributed to our ability to deliver high quality deliverables to the government with no corrective action throughout the contract period.
— Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs
Great group of folks. Really worked well together. There were no additional add ons in cost. Excellent to work with and solve problems. Fast resolutions and great attitudes!
— Chief of Health Information Management, Department of Veterans Affairs

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  • Success for our clients since beginning work on our first multi-million dollar Defense contract in early 2008.

  • Excellent performance ratings.

  • We've become an Official Protege to IBM.

  • Year over year growth.

  • A strong financial position.

  • Customer loyalty.

  • We've developed contracts with various federal agencies to make it easier for federal clients to benefit from our support, including: the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of the Air Force, the U.S. General Services Administration, the Department of the Navy, and others.

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