Manu'a Healthcare Foundation prides itself as a not-for-profit entity, focused on providing advanced quality healthcare, targeting under served American Samoans and remote island areas where advanced medical care is nonexistent or not affordable.
The Founding Members and Directors have dedicated their personal time and expertise in developing and delivering advanced healthcare solutions and services for American Samoa as a humanitarian endevour; to save lives and improve quality of healthcare for future Samoan generations to come.
Barney Sene Managing Director / CEO Chief Technology Officer | Transportation & Medical Tourism
Mr. Sene served in various executive and management position in particular as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of WellPoint (now Anthem) in 2003-2004. As one of the largest health benefits companies in the United States after merging with Anthem, and licensee of Blue Cross/Blue Shield Associations in various states, Mr. Sene was part of the executive management team that re-engineered and transformed WellPoint's processes and systems in a $600 million+ initiative to enable further growth, reduce operating costs with the interest of aligning various association systems across the company eco-system in preparation for further M&A and growth.
Mr. Sene also served over 9 years as a Software Development Group Manager at Shared Medical Systems or SMS (part of Siemens Health Services and most recently acquired by Cerner) in the mid-1980's through mid-1990's. Later acquired by Siemens, SMS was a leader in the development of small to medium size Hospital Information Systems; developing product solutions such as Allegra and Spirit. While at SMS, Mr. Sene led the Allegra Development and Architecture Organization in developing advanced clinical, pharmacy, patient registration and accounting, and financial software solutions.
During the early 1980's, Mr. Sene spent 4 years at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center as a Software Engineer, improving Radiology/Imaging and Hospital patient care software under the direction of the Medical Center's Foundation and USC Faculty.
Mr. Sene also held other non-healthcare related Senior executive and leadership positions such as Vice President and CTO at General Electric, DHL and Ingram Micro; all fortune 200 size companies. He also co-founded Inter Island Airways and Samoa Technologies, both American Samoa-based companies.