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eHealth Initiative Announces 2011 Board of Directors
Jan 06, 2011 (04:01 PM EST)
WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The eHealth Initiative (eHI) announced the industry leaders nominated for the 2011 Board of Directors, which will be led by the new Chair William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, FACPM, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Medical Group Management Association, and Vice Chair Micky Tripathi, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative.
The new Board members will be approved at eHI's Annual Meeting and Conference, taking place in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 19-20, 2011.
"We are proud to have so many of the nation's experts and healthcare leaders join our Board. With the direction and guidance provided by this diverse group, the eHealth Initiative can continue to drive progress in the quality and health technology arenas," said Jennifer Covich Bordenick, Chief Executive Officer of the eHealth Initiative.
Jessee and Tripathi will be joined on the Board's leadership by Secretary Cindy Ehnes, Director of the California Department of Managed Care; and Treasurer Denny Van Liew, Senior Director of Pfizer's Strategic Management Group. Robert Marotta, Esq., Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel for WebMD, will serve as Chairman Emeritus.
"It is an honor to head such a prestigious organization. eHI's accomplishments over the last several years have been phenomenal," said Jessee, who has served as an eHI board member for three years. "But 2011 is shaping up to be a critical year for health information technology. No organization is better able to unite the relevant stakeholders than eHI, and we are well-positioned to play an integral role in shaping the field for years to come."
The 2011 eHealth Initiative Board of Directors will be filled by the following national health care leaders:
More information about the eHealth Initiative and its 2011 Board of Directors are available online at www.ehealthinitiative.org.
About the eHealth Initiative: The eHealth Initiative (eHI) is a Washington D.C.-based, independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to drive improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology.
Working with its 210 member organizations, eHI works to create a world where consumers, health care providers, and those responsible for population health will have ready access to timely, relevant, reliable and secure information and services through an interconnected, electronic health information infrastructure to support better health and healthcare.
SOURCE eHealth Initiative