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March 1, 2007
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Hampton Pays it Forward

Ryan hamptonRyan Hampton has been named director of operations and director of healthcare solutions at PayStream Advisors, Inc. The Charlotte, N.C.-based research, analysis and consulting company focuses on process improvement and technology automation.

He previously held the position of director of revenue recovery services at Vernon Hills, Ill.-based Concuity Inc.

Hampton is actively involved in a variety of organizations including Healthcare Financial Management Association, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society, Medical Group Management Association, and the Greater Charlotte Healthcare Executive Group.

Musical Chairs

David nahrwold, m.d.David Nahrwold, M.D., has been named the chairman of the board of commissioners at the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

Nahrwold is emeritus professor of surgery at Chicago's Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

In addition, JCHAHO has also named the following:

  • vice chairman: David Whiston, D.D.S., a practicing oral and maxillofacial surgeon from Falls Church, Va.

  • treasurer: J. James Rohack, M.D., a senior staff cardiologist at Scott & White Clinic in Temple, Texas.

  • secretary: Mary Herald, M.D., an internist and endocrinologist from Summit, N.J.

  • executive committee member-at-large: Gerald Shea, the assistant to the president for government affairs at the AFL-CIO.

  • executive committee member-at-large: Fred Brown, the founding president and CEO of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis, Mo.

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