ICA Appoints Rodney M. Hamilton, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer

ICA Appoints Rodney M. Hamilton, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer

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(), a leading provider of interoperability technology that enables care management and health information exchange (HIE), announced today it has appointed Rodney M. Hamilton, MD, chief medical information officer (CMIO), effective June 25, 2012.

Dr. Hamilton will provide clinical leadership and support throughout the ICA organization, including product development, client services, sales and business development and marketing. “I look forward to combining my experience across the healthcare IT and delivery landscape with ICA’s technical talent for creating solutions that solve real business problems in healthcare,” said Dr. Hamilton.

Prior to joining ICA, Dr. Hamilton was the CMIO and managing director of the Product Strategy practice at PointClear Solutions, Inc., a technology consulting firm that develops healthcare solutions for startups, HIT vendors, provider organizations and payers. Dr. Hamilton has also held leadership positions in information technology at Vanguard Health Systems, McKesson Provider Technologies and Brentwood Pediatrics.

Dr. Hamilton received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Tennessee – Memphis College of Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During his residency program, he also worked extensively with Vanderbilt’s department of biomedical informatics on a number of clinical systems projects.

“We are excited to appoint Dr. Hamilton to this new position in the company,” said Gary Zegiestowsky, chief executive officer and board member of ICA. “Dr. Hamilton has the necessary combination of medical and technology experience that will help bring ICA to the next level. His expertise will be utilized throughout many departments of the company. We expect that his experience and judgment will help the company as well as our client base move to next tier of delivering and realizing the value that ICA can bring to the market.”

ICA was established to take innovative technology developed by to the broader healthcare market, and now delivers a comprehensive health information exchange (HIE) and care management solution to hospitals, IDNs, communities and states. This patient-centered modular approach offers immediate value and return-on-investment through the delivery of clinical information to the point-of-care improving quality while reducing costs. The CareAlign® solution suite, or volume set, includes CareAlign CareExchange, CareConnect, CareCollaborate, CareMeasure and CareManage. Each volume provides the technology necessary to progressively exchange clinical information, increase care collaboration and manage healthcare risk across the continuum of care with the goal of improving patient outcomes while reducing costs. Visit , follow us on , , , and