The Chicago-based Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), a nonprofit organization for certification of health information technology products and networks, has named three new commissioners and re-appointed two existing commissioners to serve two-year terms on its 21-member board beginning this month.
The new commissioners are:
Â· Linda Hogan, PhD, vice president, Clinical Informatics & Operations, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System (Informatics)
Â· Rick Ratliff, chief operating officer, SureScripts, Alexandria, Va. (Health Information Exchanges)
Â· David A. Ross, ScD, director, Public Health Informatics Institute, Decatur, Ga. (Public Health)
The two commissioners that were reappointed to new two-year terms are:
Â· Abha Agrawal, MD, FACP, director, Medical Informatics; associate medical director, Kings County Hospital Center, New York (Safety Net)
Â· Susan R. Miller, RN, FACMPE, administrator, Family Practice Associates of Lexington Kentucky (Ambulatory Care Providers)