The not-for-profit California Telemedicine & e-Health Center, Sacramento, Calif., has named Christine Martin as its executive director. Martin is the founder of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's Telemedicine Services Program, which has provided services since 1997. She holds a bachelor's degree in clinical laboratory technology and an MBA in health services management.
At the CTEC, Martinwho has more than 30 years of experience in healthcare management and administrationwill work with organizations statewide to develop and expand telemedicine networks, the CTEC said in a news release. Her previous experience also includes working as deputy director of strategic development for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's healthcare division and chief of policy planning for the California Department of Health Services.
The CTEC applies health technology solutions to improve access to healthcare services throughout California. The organization is funded through grants from the California Endowment, Blue Shield of California Foundation and HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration. -- by Jessica Zigmond / HITS staff writer
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