LHS Solutions, Inc.

The Pitch

LHS Solutions, Inc. improves the healthcare clinical research process, expedite the understanding of health conditions and treatment options, and contribute to the creation of a learning health system.

Eliel Oliveira & Salvatore Peraino

Eliel Oliveira & Salvatore Peraino

The Entrepreneur

Salvatore J. Peraino II, CPA, is cofounder and the Finance Director of LHS Solutions, Inc., a technology company headquartered in New Orleans, LA committed to delivering software and services that streamline the patient acquisition process of clinical trials. In his role, Sal manages and quantifies company resources, oversees and directs financial reporting, and identifies known and potential barriers that may impede the corporation’s overall mission and directive. Sal earned an M.S. and B.S. from Louisiana State University with a concentration in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Louisiana, and has extensive financial, single audit, operational, and internal control auditing experience with major clients from the healthcare industry, including Lafayette General Medical Center, Baton Rouge General Medical Center, and Rapides Regional Medical Center. His nonprofit clients include Tiger Athletic Foundation, Louisiana Hospital Association, and The ARC Acadiana. During his seven years in public accounting, Sal led his firm’s sponsorship of the Beta Alpha Psi accounting organization at LSU and was regularly invited to speak on the intersection of accounting and auditing. He led sustainability efforts for the REACHnet program at Louisiana Public Health Institute with the objective of converting a grant driven revenue stream program to a value based service revenue program. He lives with his wife, Brittney, and their son Giorgio in Metairie, LA.

Eliel Oliveira started his first technology company when he was 15 years old. Raised in a poor area of northeast Brazil, he worked his way to college, achieving two graduate school degrees at Tulane University. Eliel has managed technological development in cancer research in partnership with the National Cancer Institute, as well as the construction of a state-of-the-art cancer research facility in New Orleans. He currently leads clinical research recruitment and patient engagement technologies that contribute to the creation of a learning health system.


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