The Chicago-based National Alliance for Health Information Technology has elected four new members to its board of directors, and has also added new members to its Technology Leadership and Policy committees.
The new board members are:
- Ida Androwich, Loyola University of Chicago; health systems management professor and program director.
- Jeffrey Hillebrand, Evanston (Ill.) Northwestern Healthcare; chief operating officer.
- Mary Beth Lang, Diagnostix, president.
- Deward Watts, Computer Sciences Corp., vice president and managing partner.
The new members of the NAHIT Technology Leadership Committee are:
- John Barbano, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, vice president and group chief information officer of medical device and diagnostics.
- Patricia Becker, University HealthSystem Consortium, vice president technology services and chief privacy officer.
- Robert Jenders, Cedars-Sinai Health Systems, associate professor.
- Eileen Koski, Quest Diagnostics, director of informatics research.
- Brian Stoner, Burwood Group, healthcare practice manager.
The new members of the Policy Committee are:
- Kristin Bass, Healthcare Leadership Council, senior vice president.
- Kim Caldwell, Abbott Laboratories, senior director pharmaceutical outreach/reimbursement.
- Robert Delaney, Computer Sciences Corp., director of health strategies.
- Craig Richardson, Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, vice president.
- Dan Rode, American Health Information Management Association, vice president of policy and government relations.
- Joel Slackman, Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, managing director.