TOM FRITZ ELECTED NeHC TREASURER FOR 2012

Thomas Fritz , CEO, Inland Northwest Health Services

Thomas M. Fritz has been elected to the National eHealth Collaborative Board of Directors for 2012 as Treasurer.

National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is a public-private partnership that enables secure and interoperable nationwide health information exchange to advance health and improve health care.

Fritz is CEO for Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS), with more than 25 years of experience working in direct patient care as well as government, non-profit and for-profit health care systems.

National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is a public-private partnership that enables secure and interoperable nationwide health information exchange to advance health and improve health care. NeHC was established through a grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to build on the accomplishments of the American Health Information Community (AHIC), a federal advisory committee to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

NeHC Board officers are elected by the Board to serve a one-year term in office and new Board members are elected by the NeHC membership to serve three-year terms.

Other board members elected:

  • – Chair:  Kevin Hutchinson – Founder and CEO, My-Villages, Inc.
  • – Vice Chair:  Holt Anderson – Executive Director, North Carolina Healthcare Information & Communications Alliance (NCHICA)
  • – Membership & Communications Committee Chair: Paul Uhrig, JD – General Counsel, Executive Vice President of Legal & Finance, and Chief Privacy Officer, Surescripts
  • – Nominations Committee Chair:   Janet Corrigan, PhD – President and CEO, National Quality Forum