Talent Tuesday: New Boards

As 2023 brings in the new year and new challenges for healthcare. Here are some of the organizations that will be in the forefront with solutions. These organizations have announce their new boards and advisors.

AHIMA Announces 2023 Board President/Chair, New Board Members
Members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) (@AHIMAResources) elected Jennifer Mueller, MBA, RHIA, SHIMSS, FACHE, FAHIMA, as president/chair of the 2023 Board of Directors. Her one-year term began on January 1. In addition to Mueller’s appointment, AHIMA members selected a president/chair-elect, three new members of the Board of Directors (each of whom will serve a three-year term), and a speaker-elect of the House of Delegates.

DirectTrust Seeking Nominations for New Board Directors
DirectTrust™ (@DirectTrustorg), a non-profit healthcare industry alliance created to support secure, identity-verified electronic exchanges of protected health information, announced a call for nominations for new Board Directors. Nominees for a three-year term commencing June 2023 must be (or become) and remain a member in good standing of DirectTrust. They are sought from various industry groups representative of DirectTrust’s membership categories.

Announcing Incoming 2023 Board Members for AEHIS, AEHIT, & AEHIA
The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) (@AEHISecurity), The Association for Executives in Healthcare Technology (AEHIT), and The Association for Executives in Healthcare Applications/Data & Analytics (AEHIA) are delighted to announce the names of incoming Members who have joined the three Boards effective January 1, 2023.

Electronic Health Record Association Announces FY23 Leadership and Priorities
The Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association (@EHRAssociation) announced the results of its annual Executive Committee elections for terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023. The EHR Association is a trade association of 30 companies that serve most of the nation’s hospitals and ambulatory care organizations using electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information and technology to deliver high-quality, efficient care to their patients.

ATA Policy Councel Announces New Chair, Three New Members
As telehealth policy remains a top priority, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) (@AmericanTelemed) is pleased to announce the new chair of the ATA Policy Council, Mary Griskewicz, MS, FHIMSS, director of federal policy, Cigna, along with three new Policy Council members. The ATA Policy Council helps the ATA chart a path forward on the important policy questions now facing our industry, and inspired by the ATA’s Policy Principles, which provide a clear roadmap and vision for federal and state telehealth policy that is technology, modality and site neutral.

Address Today’s Challenges Together at WEDI with the New Board Chair
By Ed Hafner, AVP Payer Strategy, Medical Network, Change Healthcare, and WEDI (@WEDIonline) Board Chair – It is an honor to serve the WEDI community as its new Board Chair. As I start my two-year term, there are many new standards and technology changes coming to our industry that, if implemented appropriately, give us the opportunity to truly improve our health care system. It is easy to lament about the challenges, but I love being part of WEDI because together we are able to learn and share innovative strategies for successful implementation.

CHIME Announces Incoming Board Members and 2023-2024 Board Officers
The College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) (@CIOCHIME) proudly introduces three (3) new CIO members and one (1) new Foundation member representative that will join the CHIME Board of Trustees in January 2023. Collectively, the board members include leading digital health and business experts who will provide strategic oversight and pave the way toward CHIME’s continued innovation and growth. This diverse group brings a broad set of skills and expertise that will help further CHIME’s mission to advance and serve healthcare leaders and the industry improving health and care globally through the utilization of knowledge and technology. See the list.

AAFP Names 2022–2023 Board of Directors
The American Academy of Family Physicians (@aafp) held elections for its board of directors at its annual Congress of Delegates, the organization’s governing body. Members of the board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 127,600 physicians and medical students. See the list.

AHA announces new trustees for 2023
The AHA (@ahahospitals) has elected six new members to its Board of Trustees for three-year terms beginning Jan. 1. The incoming members are: Schonay Barnett-Jones, trustee at Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C.; Victoria Bayless, CEO of Luminis Health in Annapolis, Md.; Mary Ann Fuchs, vice president of patient care and system chief nurse executive for Duke University Health System in Durham, N.C.; Lori J. Morgan, M.D., president and CEO of Huntington Health in Pasadena, Calif.; Stephen Purves, president and CEO of Valleywise Health in Phoenix; and Terika Richardson, chief operating officer of Ardent Health Services in Nashville. In addition, Russ Gronewold, president and CEO of Bryan Health in Lincoln, Neb., who filled a board vacancy last year, was named to a full term on the board and chair of Regional Policy Board 6.

Civitas Networks for Health Announces New 2023 Board of Directors
At Civitas Networks for Health’s (@civitas4health) monthly all-member meeting, CEO Lisa Bari announced the elected 2023 Board of Directors. The 2023 Board will be comprised of twelve strategic, innovative, and pragmatic thinkers leading Civitas full member organizations from across the national network. These leaders bring a diverse set of individual experiences and expertise, and represent different types of Civitas member organizations, including Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives and regional and statewide health information exchange organizations.

MGMA Announces 2022-2023 Board of Directors
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) (@MGMA) announced its 2022-2023 Board of Directors and the addition of two new board members, Rami Rihani and Tony Stajduhar.

NAACOS Announces 2023 Board of Directors and Committee Members
The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) (@NAACOSnews) announces its 2023 Board of Directors as the organization grows in size and prominence and accountable care becomes an increasingly critical part of how health care is paid for and delivered. The Board of Directors helps set NAACOS’ advocacy agenda and member services for its ACO members and its work is important as the Biden administration works to implement its publicly stated goal to have all traditional Medicare beneficiaries in care relationships with providers who are accountable for their quality and total cost of care by 2030. The 2023 Board consists of ten seats for single ACOs, six seats for organizations with multiple ACOs, one private payer ACO seat, and the CEO, Clif Gaus. An election was held in the fall for five open single-ACO representative seats and two open multi-ACO representative seats with the following result.

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Two New Board of Directors
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) (@NACCHOalerts) is proud to announce the appointment of two new members of the NACCHO Board of Directors to fill two vacant jurisdictional openings. NACCHO is the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments.

AMSN Announces Board of Directors and Officers for 2023
The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) (@MedSurgNurses) has named several leaders to officer positions on its Board of Directors (BOD): President Marisa Streelman, DNP, RN, CMSRN, NE-BC; Treasurer Cynthia Rothenberger, DNP, RN, ACNS, BC; Secretary Patricia Bartzak, DNP, RN, CMSRN, TCRN, CNRN; and Immediate Past President Summer Bryant, DNP, RN, CENP, CMSRN.