MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ApeniMED, a leader in healthcare connectivity, today announced that Charles D. Birmingham, Vice President of Corporate Development of CareMore Medical Enterprises, has been elected to the ApeniMED Board of Directors. Birmingham also serves on the Board of Directors of National Healthcare Services, a hospital-based venture capital fund.
“We are fortunate and excited to have Mr. Birmingham join ApeniMED at this exciting time in the Company,” said ApeniMED CEO John Fraser. “Mr. Birmingham with his broad healthcare experience will add significant value to the Board of Directors and we look forward to his positive impact on our company, customers, and the ultimate goal of improving patient care.”
“ApeniMED is well positioned as an industry-leader with its healthcare interoperability expertise and unique exchange infrastructure,” said Birmingham. “I look forward to working with ApeniMED during this next phase of growth.”
Birmingham brings years of experience in the healthcare industry and, in his role at CareMore Health Plan, a division of WellPoint, he also serves as the GM of a rapidly expanding Medicare Special Needs plan for frail seniors. Prior to joining CareMore, Birmingham was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Accenx Technologies, a venture-capital funded company that provided health information exchange, interoperability and master data management services to large health systems nationwide.
Birmingham holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and a BS in Psychology from St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
ApeniMED provides clinical networking interoperability solutions that enable electronic exchange of health information between healthcare providers and stakeholders. Founded in 2007 by experts in healthcare technologies, ApeniMED, formerly known as MEDNET, is an industry-leader in health information exchange (HIE) and federal agency connectivity using the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). ApeniMED is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with additional offices in Seattle, WA, the Territory of Guam and Washington, D.C.
Jaimie Farel, ApeniMED
Marketing Communications Specialist
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