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HIE Council Chair to Serve on HIMSS HIE Committee

David Miller, Chair of the HIE Council for OHIT and Vice Chancellor for Information Technology / Chief Information Officer at UAMS, has accepted a seat on the HIMSS HIE Committee. The committee comprises the top health IT leaders in the nation who have substantial experience with health information exchange. Miller’s two-year term begins July 1, 2013 and will end June 30, 2015.

The HIMSS HIE Committee plans national HIE activities, defines the role HIE plays in Meaningful Use, provides support for State Level HIE activities, expands key HIE audience stakeholders, and assists HIMSS membership and the health care industry at large with the journey toward HIE deployment and use.

In addition to his new role with the HIMSS HIE Committee, Miller also serves as chair of the HIE Council for the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology, as chair-elect of the American Association of Medical College’s Group on Information Resources, as President-elect and HIE Chair of the Arkansas HIMSS Chapter, as well as other council memberships nationally. He is a Fellow with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) with the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to promote the best use of information technology and management systems in the health care industry. HIMSS represents nearly 50,000 individual members and is among the most prestigious membership organizations for health care information professionals.