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The Quality Forum has named new members to its Board of Directors. From left, they include Michael Fleming, MD, FAAP (Principal, Fleming Advisors); Ruth Kennedy (Health Policy Director, Southern Strategy Group); and Cheryl Tolbert (CEO, Louisiana Business Group on Health). “We are pleased to welcome these individuals to our board. Collectively, their expert insights and counsel will be invaluable to the group,” stated Cindy Munn, CEO. “I would also like to recognize Dr. Fleming’s commitment to the Quality Forum. As one of the organization’s founding members and its first Board President, he offers a unique perspective and his return to the board is truly appreciated.”
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Karen DeSalvo, MD (left) and Vindell Washington, MD (right), discussed the past, present and future of health IT during the closing keynote address at the Connect Louisiana Symposium in early October. Presented by the Louisiana Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), the daylong event in Baton Rouge was designed as a statewide discussion related to achievement of better health through IT. Drs. DeSalvo and Washington have both served as Board Presidents of the Quality Forum and have led the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC).
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Representatives from the Quality Forum and the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) are continuing work together to implement and integrate a certified EHR system for the DPS&C headquarters, seven state correctional facilities and more than 30 eligible providers. One of the workgroups met recently at the Quality Forum office to begin mapping paper forms to the new EHRs. Pictured clockwise, from left: Quality Forum team members Michelle Jewell, Michelle Story and Crystal White with DPS&C representatives Tonya Stelly and John F. Prejean, Jr., MD.
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HealthIT.gov – the official website of the ONC – is being updated to bring it up to speed with technology and to comply with federal regulations. The redesigned website will feature topic-based navigation, responsive design and an activity log of ONC releases, blog posts and other work products on the homepage. While the new site is under development and in the beta stage, the current HealthIT.gov website will serve as the sole source of ONC-related information.
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Vindell Washington, MD, MHCM, FACEP, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Dr. Vindell Washington, a long-time proponent of health IT, was the Quality Forum’s fourth Board President. In the organization’s early years, he also chaired the Health IT Committee. Dr. Washington has served as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Baton Rouge as well as president of its medical group. In these roles, he was instrumental in the health system’s adoption of EHRs. He then led the ONC in Washington, D.C. In June 2017, Dr. Washington joined Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana as Chief Medical Officer. Earlier this year, he shared his thoughts about where health IT is headed on a national level in the next few years.