AUSTIN, TX/NASHVILLE, TN - May 12, 2011 - The Texas e-Health Alliance (TeHA) announced today that Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) chief executive officer, Gary Zegiestowsky, has been named to its board of directors. TeHA was established in 2009 to bring together healthcare industry leaders to promote public policy initiatives that support the adoption of health information technology and to ensure a well-coordinated e-health policy for the state of Texas. Current board members include executives from such companies as Accenture, AT&T, Availity, Axolotl, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, Cisco, CTG Health, Dell, e-MDs, Humana, IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences, Labcorp, MedPlus, OZ Systems, Round2, Sandlot and Verizon.
"We are thrilled to have Gary join our board," stated Nora Belcher, executive director of TeHA. "His leadership skills and experience in building ICA into a successful health information exchange company will be highly valued as we continue to move forward ensuring that the state of Texas remains a leader in developing rational health information technology and e-health policies. Texas and Tennessee are both nationally recognized as leaders in healthcare and Gary's depth of knowledge in healthcare technology and policy will be a great addition to our board."
In addition to policy planning, TeHA works with the Texas Medical Association on provider education initiatives and is an active participant in the development of health information exchange planning and implementation with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Texas Health Services Authority.
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Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) was established to take innovative technology developed by Vanderbilt Medical Center to the broader healthcare market and now delivers a comprehensive HIE solution to hospitals, IDNs, communities and states.Unmatched in its ability to yield cost efficiency, improved patient care, and better outcomes, ICA's CareAlign solution captures complete data to enhance the decision making process. ICA's CareAlignTM intelligence engine empowers HIEs to leverage existing core systems to construct a longitudinal patient record. CareAlignTM also features provider/patient portals, secure clinical communication, NHIN compliant interoperability, EHR-lite and population management tools. Visit www.icainformatics.com; follow us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/icainformatics; and Facebook: www.facebook.com
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