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HL7 Names New Board Members

September 29, 2009
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Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Health Level Seven (HL7), has named four members to its Board of Directors for the 2010-11 term.

Hans Buitendijk, product manager, Siemens Healthcare, will serve as treasurer. Rebecca Kush, Ph.D., president and CEO, the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium, and Bill Braithwaite, MD, PhD, chief medical officer, Anakam, Inc., will be directors, and Michael van Campen, chair, HL7 Canada, and president, Gordon Point Informatics Ltd., will serve as affiliate director. They will join the nine existing board members.

HL7 also announced the 2009 recipients of the W. Edward Hammond, Ph.D., Volunteer of the Year Awards:

Bernd Blobel, Ph.D., associate professor, eHealth Competence Center, University of Regensburg, Germany

· Gora Datta, chairman and CEO, Cal2Cal Corporation

· John Koisch, founding partner, Guidewire Architecture

· John Ritter, manager of health information technology, College of American Pathologists



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