March 21, 2023

ACHI chief to chair nationwide well being knowledge group

Kenley Cash, director of knowledge techniques structure for the Arkansas Heart for Well being Enchancment, has been elected board chair of the Nationwide Affiliation of Well being Knowledge Organizations for 2023.

Cash, an ACHI worker since 2010, beforehand served as a board member and board secretary for NAHDO.

At ACHI, she leads the info group and oversees administration of the Arkansas All-Payer Claims Database, a repository of well being knowledge created as a part of the legislatively established Arkansas Healthcare Transparency Initiative.

“ACHI has been concerned for greater than a decade within the nationwide dialogue round healthcare transparency and the usage of well being knowledge,” stated ACHI President and CEO Dr. Joe Thompson. “Kenley’s election to guide the NAHDO Board of Administrators is a recognition of her excellent contributions on this space.”

NAHDO is a nationwide nonprofit membership and academic affiliation devoted to bettering well being care knowledge assortment and use. NAHDO’s members embody state and personal well being knowledge organizations that preserve statewide well being care databases and the stakeholders of those databases in the private and non-private sectors.

ACHI is a nonpartisan, unbiased well being coverage middle that serves as a catalyst for bettering the well being of all Arkansans by way of evidence-based analysis, public subject advocacy, and collaborative program improvement.

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