#HealthITChicks News 1/7/18

In the News

AHIMA names Wylecia Wiggs Harris (formerly of The League of Women Voters) CEO.

AHIMA members appoint Texas Health Resources VP of HIM Services and Clinical Documentation Improvement Diann Smith president of the 2018 AHIMA board.

Karen DeSalvo, MD joins the faculty at the University of Texas’ Dell Medical School, and becomes a Senior Advisor at Leavitt Partners. Check out the #HealthITChicks Spotlight Interview with Karen here.

Nicole Oishi (formerly of Cambia Health Solutions) joins Collective Medical as Head of Success.

Dallas-based healthcare app startup Solv goes national with NextCare.

Atlanta-based Jackson Healthcare buys Orlando-based Avant Healthcare. Avant Healthcare CEO Shari Dingle Costantini was recently named E&Y’s Florida Entrepreneur of the Year in healthcare.


Health IT Now honors Congresswoman Diane Black (R-TN) with its annual Health IT Pioneer award for her leadership in sponsoring the increasing Medicare Access to Telehealth Act of 2017.

FedHealthIT Magazine recognizes Audacious Inquiry’s Julie Boughn as a 2018 FedHealthIT100 Awardee for her contributions in modernizing enterprise health IT.

Doing Good & Giving Back

NextGen Healthcare launches its #NextGenCares initiative globally.

Inovalon announces charitable giving for 2017.

The American Heart Association names Sphere3 CEO Kourtney Govro a corporate co-chair of the Kansas City Go Red for Women Luncheon April 20.

A-LEGO presents Life Baskets to FQHCs to address chronic conditions in communities of color.

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