J. Marc Overhage, M.D., director of medical informatics at the not-for-profit Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine. Overhage founded the Indiana Health Information Exchange and also serves as a professor at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. He is one of 65 newly elected members nationally and joins more than 1,600 active members, according to a news release. During his 25 years at the Regenstrief Institute, Overhage has spearheaded initiatives to speed health information exchange and improve patient safety, Indiana University said in the release. Overhage also serves on the board of the National Quality Forum and on the Health IT Standards Committee. His age was unavailable at deadline.
Regenstrief's Overhage elected to IOM
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