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California eHealth Collaborative Names New CEO

April 15, 2010
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Katherine R. Tavitian has been named chief executive officer of the San Francisco-based California eHealth Collaborative (CAeHC).

Tavitian has served as CEO of the National Coalition for Health Integration (NCHI) since 2009, where she was Board Member of the start-up, non-profit health IT organization. Prior to her work at NCHI, Tavitian was senior vice president for Healthcare Business Development at Walgreen Co., where she led new healthcare businesses that aimed to improve patient engagement, care coordination and access to care.

Tavitian succeeds Michele Kang, who has served as Interim CEO since 2009.

The California eHealth Collaborative is a nonprofit collaborative of stakeholders whose mission is to provide an open and inclusive approach for eHealth activities in California that will drive the development of secure access to clinically-relevant information at the point of care.

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