Sims has been with DCH since October 2007, serving as Director of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS). He was also the project executive for the Department’s new MMIS and part of DCH’s information technology leadership team for the MMIS implementation. Since joining DCH, Sims has been instrumental in improving operational support of the Department’s legacy MMIS and helping to shape the Department’s strategic objectives towards several other healthcare technology initiatives.
Sims, who served in the U.S. Air Force for 24 years, earned a B.A. from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Master of Public Administration from Auburn University at Montgomery.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) called off a scheduled vote in the House of Representatives Friday on Republicans’ embattled healthcare bill, the American Health Care Act (ACHA), as a growing number of Republicans opposed the bill, Ryan announced during a press conference at 4 pm Friday.
Electronic health records (EHRs) should facilitate high value patient-centered care, strong patient-physician relationships, and effective training of future physicians, but they also raise ethical questions, the ACP wrote.
For patients undergoing ambulatory surgery, those who used a mobile app for follow-up care attended fewer in-person visits post- operation than patients who did not use the app, according to a study in JAMA Surgery.