HIT Leaders Join KLAS Advisory Board | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

HIT Leaders Join KLAS Advisory Board

September 8, 2010
by root
| Reprints

Orem, Utah-based Healthcare research firm KLAS today announced the addition of five new members to the company’s advisory board, which provides ongoing governance and strategic guidance to KLAS.

The new board members are:

  • Dr. Alastair MacGregor, senior vice president and chief medical information officer for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Edward Marx, senior vice president and chief information officer for Texas Health Resources in Arlington, Texas
  • Kara Marx, chief information officer for Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia, California
  • Dan Morgan, chief operating officer for Bay Medical Center in Panama City, Florida
  • Noel Williams, senior vice president and chief information officer for Hospital Corporation of America in Nashville, Tennessee

Each of these KLAS Advisory Board members will serve a three-year term, beginning September 2010, and will join seven existing members in drawing upon their healthcare experience and expertise to assist KLAS in fulfilling its mission of helping healthcare providers make informed technology choices.



Report: Healthcare Organizations Struggle with Human Error in Securing PHI

In the first nine months of 2017, unintended disclosure accounted for 41 percent of healthcare data breach incidents, according to a report from specialist insurer Beazley.

Three More Providers Receive 2017 HIMSS Davies Awards

Three patient care organizations have received the 2017 global Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that improve patient outcomes.

Medtronic, American Well Team Up to Integrate Telehealth Capabilities

Medtronic and American Well announced a partnership to offer a telehealth solution focused on the unique needs of the complex, chronic, co-morbid patient population.

Medsphere Merges with RCM Vendor Stockell

Medsphere Systems Corp., developer of the OpenVista electronic health record, is merging with Stockell Healthcare Systems, which offers a suite of revenue cycle management tools.

Report: Insider Threats to Patient Data Remain Unnoticed

Of the reported healthcare data breach incidents that occurred in September, it took an average of 387 days for healthcare organizations to discover a breach had occurred, according to a report from cybersecurity software company Protenus.

Reports: Ex-Pharma Exec Alex Azar Emerges as Trump’s Top Pick for HHS Secretary

President Donald Trump could be on the verge of tapping Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical industry executive and George W. Bush administration official, as the next HHS Secretary, according to media reports.