Spencer Read

Business Technology Partner
Kaiser Permanente
Spencer has over 22 years of experience in Information Technology - almost 20 years of it at Kaiser Permanente in several types of development and analytical roles.    Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Spencer had over 17 years working in law – as a litigation support manager, legal communications manager, and paralegal, followed by several years as a newspaper reporter.   During his Kaiser career, Spencer has held many diverse roles, including: Technical Writer; Web Development Manager, Project Manager, and for most of that time as a Solution Consultant.   As a solution consultant, Spencer developed solutions for cardiology systems, National Provider Directory, KPHC Digital Photo Upload, and many others—-drafting requirements, design specifications, test plans, HL7 specifications, and many other artifacts.     Spencer brings years of experience focused in medical imaging and clinical technology systems to his Business Technology role, and has a special interest in content management and natural language processing technologies.   Spencer graduated from Southampton College (Long Island University) in New York, where he studied Natural Science, Biology, and Chemistry.