The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association) has elected Greenway Medical Technologies, Inc. Director of Research Services Jason Colquitt to a two-year term on its Executive Committee. Colquitt joins Greenway’s Justin Barnes, a founding member of the Association in 2004, current chairman emeritus and two-term chairman, in key leadership roles within the national collaborative of more than 40 EHR solution companies.
The Executive Committee represents the Association in collaborations with industry organizations such as the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the American Hospital Association, College of Health Information Management Executives and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, by setting Association policy and direction in conjunction with Association workgroups.
“I am excited and honored to be able to work with EHR colleagues to further the collaborative goals of innovation and usability this industry is developing in concert with all of the key elements of our nation’s healthcare system,” said Colquitt. “Our mission is to deliver technological best practices that will advance patient care and make the system more financially sustainable.”
Colquitt has held leadership positions on the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC), the Drug Information Association (DIA), Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT).