He's not just the new chief medical officer, he's also a customer: The new CMO of Birmingham, Ala.-based electronic billing and electronic health-record company SuccessEHS is Dr. Claude Ouimet, who, according to a company news release, has been using the SuccessEHS EHR and practice management systems for more than 11 years while working as the deputy health officer of the Jefferson County (Ala.) Department of Health.
SuccessEHS names Ouimet CMO
Ouimet has also been on the faculty of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and School of Public Health, and he has served as president of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, according to the release.
The release also noted that, as an early adopter of health IT, Ouimet and Jefferson County helped build a database of nearly 4 million clinical encounters with more than 345,000 unique patients and became a national leader in child immunization rates.
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