HITECH Advisory Board

Michael Aldridge
KFMC-HIT Regional Center

Scott Anglemyer
Executive Director
Workforce Partnership

Angie Claussen
Johnson County Community College

Graciela Couchonnal
Program Officer
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City

Aaron Dunkel
Deputy Secretary
Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment

Stacie Durkin
Health eGRC

Brandee Faille
Recruitment Strategist
Cerner Corporation

Melissa Hungerford
Kansas Hospital Association

Rita Johnson
Senior Director, Workforce Innovations
Kansas Board of Regents

Paul Klehn
HIMSS—Heart of America Chapter

Mary Matzke
Hospital HIT Project Director
Kansas Hospital Association

Laura McCrary
Executive Director
Kansas Health Information Network

Joseph O’Malley
Senior Director — Knowledge Management
Saint Luke’s Health System

Debbie Rulo
Director, Community Services, Continuing Education
Johnson County Community College

Brian Thomas
V.P. Support Services & CIO
Swope Health Services

Julee Thompson
Chief Healthcare Executive

Steve Waldren, M.D.
Sr. Strategist for Health Care IT
American Academy of Family Physicians

Matthew Whitesell
Director of Finance and Reimbursement
LeadingAge Kansas

Contact Us

Administrative Assistant: Nellie Schuckman
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 4928
Location: RC 359

Director: Deb Elder
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 4270
Location: RC 357

Outreach/Internship Coordinator: Sara Bedwell
Phone: 913-469-8500, ext. 4020
Location: RC 359

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Tech with Purpose: HITECH grad now works for Cerner

Tina Hardin was looking for a challenge. [more]

Jeff Draper

Making the most of medical records

It isn't often that the president of the United States asks for your help to further your profession. But that’s exactly what happened to Thomas Vincent. [more]

Jeff Draper

HITECH - Helping doctors, nurses serve patients better

Jeff Draper completed the certificate program for Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH). [more]