Delivering business value from technology investments.

The RockWood Group, Inc. (RWG) is a privately held healthcare information technology (HIT) strategy and management consulting firm focused on helping our clients leverage their technology to drive business value. Our approach is patient-focused, practical, unbiased and plain speaking. We offer direct and honest opinions based on real-world experience as healthcare executives. And we always put our clients’ interests first!

The RWG senior leadership team of seasoned and successful industry professionals is dedicated to delivering meaningful mission-driven outcomes with measurable results. We share a passion for helping our clients leverage their technology investments to drive business value with a focus on return on investment. Our firm is built on the core principals of Client Success, Integrity, Transparency and Accountability.

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GSA IT 70 (47QTCA18D000Q)

  • Health IT Services (SIN 132-56)
  • IT Professional Services (SIN 132-51)

SBA SDVOSB Directed Award

  • $4 million ceiling for single task order


518210 - Data Processing, Hosting, & Related Services

541512 - Computer Systems Design Services

541513 - Computer Facilities Management Services 

541611 - Administrative Management & General Management Consulting Services

541618 - Other Management Consulting Services

611430 - Professional & Management Development Training

611519 - Other Technical & Trade Schools

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Our LeadersHIP

Our senior leadership team of seasoned and successful industry professionals are dedicated to delivering measurable outcomes that drive measurable results.



Founder/executive healthcare strategist

Helen has more than 30 years of healthcare experience in the commercial and military healthcare across various levels of care, including acute, ambulatory, sub-acute, behavioral and long-term care, as well as payers.  She is a recognized thought leader in healthcare informatics as a chief information officer (CIO), leadership coach, consultant, author and international speaker. Ms. Thompson has successfully championed, designed and led the implementation of the clinical information systems to support excellent patient care and served as an advocate for using information technology in the clinical setting. During her career, Helen has assisted healthcare systems with electronic health record (EHR) implementations and optimizations enabling clinicians and administrators to leverage information technology to drive business value.  She also established and operationalized three health information exchanges. She was a member of team that won the 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award. She has proven experience in collaborating with quality, clinical and medical leaders to ensure physician and staff adoption, create project score cards; metrics tracked improvements in clinical safety and quality improvement, business efficiencies gained, and return on technology investment (ROI).

Helen has served as a Senior VP/IT Advisor, an Interim CTO, Interim CIO and  CIO for various organization coaching the executive team and the IT teams on topics like IT Governance, leadership, team building and IT strategy. She has led transformations initiatives for the various organizations allowing them to leverage their technology investments. She a thought leader and published author on best practice models for technology governance with the full engagement of the board and medical staff in technology decision making. Helen also retired from a notable military career, serving as deputy CIO of Strategy and Vision, Naval Reserve Forces; communications officer/CIO, EMF Dallas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; and medical CIO assignments for Joint Forces Command Surgeon, Great Lakes Naval Hospital and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.



Charles D. Harr, MD, MBA
Rear Admiral, MC, SHCE RETIRED

Chief medical officer / Executive Healthcare Strategist

Dr. Harr has more than 25 years of healthcare experience in commercial and military healthcare across various levels of care - including acute, ambulatory, sub-acute, behavioral and long-term - as well as payers.  Dr. Harr is a savvy and dedicated healthcare executive committed to optimizing organizational performance, delivering leading-edge care, and generating exceptional, cost-effective results.  He is an accomplished Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon with a reputation as a leading physician in the field of minimally invasive robotic techniques.  He established an exceptional program ranked #2 in volume in the Mid-Atlantic Region and #18 in the United States. Dr. Harr is an avid proponent of advances in medicine and healthcare.  He has led numerous initiatives and innovative solutions that consistently improve quality of care and patient outcomes. As the lead clinical physician and skilled educator, he employed state-of-the-art innovations in healthcare and evidence-based practices to provide general surgery residents with outstanding thoracic surgical training at a nationally ranked healthcare facility. He is known as a results-focused and resourceful visionary who advocates lifelong learning. Dr. Harr has served as a champion for the use of technology in the care delivery process.

Previously, Dr. Harr has held executive positions at WakeMed Health and Hospitals, Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, and Atrium Healthcare (formerly Carolinas Medical Center).

Dr. Harr retired from a notable military career as the Medical Officer of the Marine Corps, at the rank of Rear Admiral. He attained an exceptional breadth and depth of experience during his 24-year parallel military and civilian career as a decorated Medical Officer and Physician (general, thoracic, vascular, trauma surgeon) in the U.S. Navy Reserve. As Commanding Officer, 4th Medical Battalion, he directed 450+ medical care personnel.  Additionally, Dr. Harr served as a member of the Leidos-Cerner Clinical Advisory Council, representing the Navy’s interests in developing an Electronic Health Record.  This new program launched successfully across all military branches in Q2FY16.

Dr. Harr earned an MBA from Wake Forest University School of Business and a Doctor of Medicine from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  He holds certification with the American Board of Surgery (Cert., 2020) and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (Cert., 2022).  Dr. Harr serves as President of the Wake Forest University School of Medicine Board of Medical Alumni (2016)