According to AdvanceWeb.com, Alan F. Dowling, PhD was recently appointed as the new CEO of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). He will assume his new role on January 13, 2010.
This statement was release in the official press announcement:
“Dr. Dowling has a deep understanding of the complexity of issues facing our association, our members and our industry, as a whole. His experience in the areas of health information and informatics, as well as healthcare delivery systems, gives him keen insights into what will be vital to the next decade of health information management and technology,” AHIMA board president Vera Rulon said. “He is the ideal person for the job ahead.”
Click here to read the entire press release: Dr. Alan F. Dowling Names AHIMA’s Next Chief Executive Officer.