Former AHIMA CEO chairs hospital executive board focused on improving clinical processes for patients
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Humedica, a next-generation clinical informatics company, today announced that it has formed a Hospital Customer Leadership Board. Linda Kloss, immediate past CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), will serve as Chair.
Linda, who served as CEO of AHIMA for 15 years, has more than 30 years experience in business strategy and organization development, and quality measurement. Her expertise is in working with senior management on strategy execution, organization development, and leading change projects.
The hospital customer leadership board is tasked with collaboratively developing best practices for accelerating clinical performance improvement in high cost, high prevalence diseases in hospitals, such as heart failure, sepsis and pneumonia. The board is composed of high-ranking executives representing Humedica’s growing customer base among the provider community.
“We’re thrilled to have Linda guide our new leadership board, with her extensive hospital industry background and vision,” said Michael Weintraub, Humedica’s CEO and President. ”Whether influencing global health information policy at AHIMA or driving quality improvement as a founding senior executive at MediQual Systems and InterQual, Linda’s accomplishments, are renowned.” Weintraub added.
“I am very honored to be chosen to lead Humedica’s hospital customer leadership board,” said Linda Kloss. “Together, I believe we can develop the collective processes necessary to make fullest use of clinical information to better serve patients in these challenging times.”
“Humedica believes that by sharing best practices, this team of executives will lead the way to significant improvements in clinical processes and improved outcomes,” said A.G. Breitenstein, Humedica’s VP & GM of Provider Markets.
Humedica is a next-generation clinical informatics company that provides novel software-as-a-service (SaaS) business intelligence solutions to the health care industry. Through cutting-edge analytics, Humedica connects patient information across varied medical settings and time periods to generate a truly longitudinal and comprehensive view of patient care. Humedica provides our partners and customers with the informatics solutions necessary to improve, manage, and succeed in today’s dynamic health care market. Humedica is defining knowledge in health care. Founded in 2008, Humedica is backed by industry-leading venture capital firms Bain Capital Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and award-winning health care investment bank, Leerink Swann. Additional information is available at www.humedica.com.
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