Shaju Sukumaran

Shaju Sukumaran


·Implementation of HL7 v2.x and HL7-CDA

·Implementation of real-time DRT based SOAP note generator using SNOMED-CT

·Implementation of HIPAA specifications

·Understanding of following standards

oIHE-XDS and other IHE profiles

oHITSP C32, C35, C36, C37

·Complete understanding of CCHIT specifications and test scripts

·Knowledge of ICD, LOINC, NDC, RxNorm, DICOM

·Overall 10+ years of experience in web and windows based application development.

·Experienced in design, development and implementation of web, windows and distributed applications using Microsoft technologies.

·Extensive knowledge in .Net Framework.

·Onsite co-ordination and direct client interaction experience.

·Worked on projects from conception to completion.

·Core strengths include C#. NET, WCF, WPF, Silverlight 2.0, ASP.NET, ASP, XML, SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005.

·Ability to work in a complex, deadline-oriented environment.

·Ability to handle projects single-handedly.

·Hands-on experience in high level design and low level design of application, good implementation exposure of using design patterns.

·Experience in project estimation using FPA (Function Point Estimation), TBE (Task Based Estimation) and PERT (Project Evaluation and Review Technique).



Windows 98/2000/NT/XP

Data Bases

MS SQL Server 2005, MS SQL Server 2000, MySQL, MS Access


C#. NET, WPF, WCF, Silverlight 2.0, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, XML, XSLT, XSD, Web Services, ASP, PHP


.NET 1.1, .NET 2.0, .NET 3.5

Configuration Tools

TFS (Team Foundation Server) with Scrum, Visual Source Safe, CVS


Visual Studio .NET 2008, Visual Studio .NET 2005, Visual Studio .NET 2003, Visual Studio 6.0

Modeling and design tools

UML and MS Visio for enterprise architects - 2003

Project Experience



Language and Technologies involved

·.Net 3.5 framework (C#, Windows Forms, WPF, WCF, Silverlight 2.0)

·SQL Server 2005

·Third Party Components: ComponentOne Report Designer, Infragistics NetAdvantage, Pegasus Document Imaging 9.0, ISIS Express, Medispan, Alchemy

·Tools Used: 3D Studio Max, ZAM 3D, Expression Blend, Adobe Photoshop

Operating Systems

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows Server 2003

Project Description:

I was involved in creating this desktop application for the client. The application uses client-server architecture, wherein Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) is used as the service layer (Server) and a combination of Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is being used at the client side.

Client EHR provides the following functionalities: 

  • Create and manage patient health records
  • Create and manage appointments
  • Create and manage orders - Lab orders (LabCorp and Quest Diagnostics)
  • ePrescription - SureScripts
  • Coding interface - CodeCheck
  • Drug interactions - Medispan
  • Manage patient account information
  • Manage contracts, charge master, insurance
  • Submit claims (EDI or form based)
  • Rights based permission management
  • HIPAA security, privacy and transaction and code sets policy
  • PFM (Patient Flow Monitor)
  • HL7 – Sending and Receiving Messages
  • Continuity of Care Document/Clinical Document Architecture (CCD/CDA) Export and Import
  • SNOMED-CT based real-time Discrete Reportable Transcription (DRT) system for creating SOAP notes
  • Patient demographics management
  • Interfacing with various 3rd party devices
  • Internal Messaging, Alerts, Faxing, Scanning and Printing support
  • Ink/Annotation capabilities
  • Custom Form Designer – Normal forms, Cover forms, Prescription forms, Allergy forms, Immunization forms, Progress note forms, Summary lists, Smart forms
  • Table Maintenance
  • Template generator – SNOMED-CT based

The end product will be a combination of:

·EHR - Electronic Health Records

·POMIS – Physician Office Management Information System (Practice Management System)

·HIS – Hospital Information System


  • Architect, full technical responsibility of designing the architecture for the system
  • Identifying and implementing technologies to be used in the system
  • Requirement gathering and analysis

·High level design

·Low level design

·Coding and code review of sub-ordinates

·Unit Testing & Bug Fixing.

·Enhancements and implementation of Change Requests from the client.



Language and Technologies involved

·ASP.Net, JavaScript, DHTML, XML, MS SQL, IIS, ASP.Net Web Services, VB.Net

Operating Systems

Windows XP/Windows 2000/Windows 2003 Server

Project Description –

Web based CRM system to manage relationship with customers; in this case they are doctors. The application lets users manage the information of the doctors online. All types of customer related information is captured and maintained online. The user has got facility to submit the expense incurred on each customer during the course of visits. The features included in the system are as follows:

  • Manage doctor related information like Basic information, Business information and Profile information
  • Admin user has got facility to manage corporate customers (customers who are common for all divisions)
  • Facility to build Campaigns for the doctors
  • All types of possible MIS reports.
  • Query builder facility is provided to generate analytical data


  • Requirement Analysis and Design of Program Specification.



Language and Technologies involved

·ASP.Net, JavaScript, DHTML, XML, MS SQL, IIS, VB.Net

Operating Systems

Windows XP/Windows 2000/Windows 2003 Server

Project Description –

Web based field-reporting system. The system is to facilitate marketing executives to submit their daily field reporting activities online. At Head Office managers can generate MIS Reports, which will help in planning the future strategy of the organization. The features included in the system are as follows:

  • DWR – Daily Work Report: This includes the facility to fill-up the daily field activity reports viz.Doctor Visit, Chemist Visit, Stockist Visit, Prescription Analysis and Other Working.
  • Expense and Leave Submission and Approval
  • Communication Module: Internal communication module for field staff and head office.
  • Doctor/Chemist/Stockist Suggestion and Approval
  • Admin functionalities includes managing of field staff, transfer promotion and other HR activities.


  • Requirement Analysis and Design of Program Specification.
  • Development
  • Project Lead


Looking for a position as a Solution Architect to be involved in the development of user oriented, functional implementation of products that will help in increasing productivity, efficiency and enhancing the quality of care in a Healthcare setup. Complete utilization of my knowledge and experience to achieve the same.

Work History

Work History


1993 - 1998


Sardar Patel University