ATLANTA, GA, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MedcomSoft(R) Inc., a provider of the next generation of interoperable electronic health records (EHRs), announced today that James Haveman, a prominent health and human services expert who was appointed in 2003 by President George W. Bush to the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority, has joined the MedcomSoft Healthcare Advisory Board. Members of the Board are drawn from both the public and private sector and provide guidance on several corporate programs, including product enhancements and strategic marketing.
"We are very impressed by the distinguished service Jim Haveman has brought to the highest levels of government, business, and human services, and by his strong leadership and expertise in shaping health policy," says Sami Aita, MD, founder and CEO of MedcomSoft. "This experience and expertise will enhance the development and market uptake of our product offerings, propelling the recognition of our company as a source of the most robust, integrated health care data available."
In addition to his new appointment to the MedcomSoft Advisory Board, Haveman is currently a member of the Defense Business Board of the U.S. Department of Defense and the International Aid Board of Directors, among others, and has served on nearly 70 other healthcare and social service boards throughout his career.
Haveman served from 2003 to 2004 as Senior Advisor for Health to the Ministry of Health in Iraq where he oversaw reconstruction of a healthcare system that has 120,000 employees and serves nearly 26 million citizens. In that time, Haveman also served as deputy to the Director of Civil Affairs in the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority, assisting with the coordination of 13 ministries.
A resident of Michigan, Haveman has served in leadership positions
within government and non-profit health agencies for 31 years, including
terms as the director of the Michigan Department of Public Health and the
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