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CCHIT Names New Commissioners

October 11, 2007
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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:

· Linda Hogan, PhD, vice president, Clinical Informatics & Operations, Pittsburgh Mercy Health System (Informatics)

· Rick Ratliff, chief operating officer, SureScripts, Alexandria, Va. (Health Information Exchanges)

· 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:

· Abha Agrawal, MD, FACP, director, Medical Informatics; associate medical director, Kings County Hospital Center, New York (Safety Net)

· Susan R. Miller, RN, FACMPE, administrator, Family Practice Associates of Lexington Kentucky (Ambulatory Care Providers)

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