JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Availity, LLC, the industry's premier health information exchange, today announced the promotion of Russ Thomas to President and Chief Operating Officer.
"Availity is playing a major role in health care reform, leveraging our innovative health information exchange platform to advance health quality and efficiency," said Julie Klapstein, Chief Executive Officer of Availity. "Russ has shown remarkable leadership in our business, advancing our industry relationships and driving operational excellence. Russ is instrumental to the growth of Availity during these exciting times in health care reform."
Russ joined Availity in January 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Availity, Russ served as Chief Executive Officer of Gold Standard, an industry leader in development and distribution of clinical knowledge systems.
"Availity is truly making a difference, creating efficiencies, reducing costs, and improving quality in the patient experience," said Russ Thomas. "It's a great privilege to work with Julie and the rest of our team towards advancing trusted, secure health information exchange and improving the health care delivery system."
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Availity optimizes information exchange between multiple health care stakeholders through a single, secure network. The Availity Health Information Network encompasses administrative, financial, and clinical services, supporting both real-time and batch exchange via the web, business to business (B2B) integration, and electronic data interchange (EDI). For more information, including an online demonstration, please visit
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