Two HITECH Answers Experts Receive Recent Nominations

Dr. Bill Hersh of OHSU is named by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the Top 25 Clinical Informaticists in the US; Mary Pat Whaley, FACMPE, is named by FierceHealthcare as one of "10 Bloggers We Are Thankful For."

Online PR News – 09-November-2010 – – Two of HITECH Answers health IT experts have been named with recent honors. Dr. Bill Hersh of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and author of the popular blog, the Informatics Professor, was named by Modern Healthcare magazine as one of the Top 25 Clinical Informaticists in the US. "I am truly honored to be among this group, which I view as a kind of all-star team for clinical informatics", said Dr. Hersh, "and delighted that the award committee chose to recognize the value of informatics education as an important part of clinical informatics." Dr. Hersh was also recently named by HealthTechTopia among the Top 10 Most Influential Informatics Professors.

Mary Pat Whaley,FACMPE, is author of the blog ManageMyPractice and a leading expert in physician practice management. "I am amazed and thrilled to have been named one of FierceHealthcare’s 10 Bloggers We Are Thankful For" said Ms. Whaley, "and delighted to be in the company of nine bloggers I read and admire." Beyond being a noted blogger, Ms. Whaley is also author of The Smart Manager’s Guide to Collecting at Check-Out, a comprehensive resource for the medical practice manager who wants to add a Front-End Patient Collection System to their practice.

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