ATLANTA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Carroll, CEO of Atlanta-based Webmedx, has been appointed to serve as a board member of the philanthropic and charitable arm of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The AHIMA Foundation, which was established in 1962, is a non-profit organization that provides development, research and scholarships for health information management (HIM) professionals. As a board member, Carroll will help to ensure that the AHIMA Foundation continues its goal of serving the healthcare industry and its consumers by providing resources for national leadership and innovation.
As CEO of Webmedx, Carroll has been recognized as a forward-thinking, passionate member of the healthcare community. Under his guidance, the company's medical transcription products and services have continued to evolve with emerging technologies and opportunities. He has previously served on the boards of other organizations that support businesses and individuals in the industry.
"The AHIMA Foundation focuses on philanthropic educational programs and applied research, which is consistent with my views on a personal, corporate and industry level to constantly improve and ensure relevancy for the future," says Carroll. "It is an extraordinary honor for me to be elected to the AHIMA Foundation board and I look forward to helping the organization through leadership and a commitment to the mission."
Carroll was recruited to join the AHIMA Foundation board by AHIMA Chief Executive Officer Linda Kloss. "Sean Carroll has been a strong collaborator as CEO of Webmedx and in his former role as chair of the Medical Transcription Industry Association," says Kloss. "The AHIMA Foundation board is a multi-stakeholder board dedicated to advancing the HIM field and I know that Sean will lend a valuable industry perspective and strong experience in non-profit governance."
About Webmedx, Inc.(TM)
Webmedx, Inc. is one of the largest medical transcription outsourcing companies in the United States. Providing workflow technology integrated with transcription services to produce, distribute, access, and control clinical reports, Webmedx enables its clients to focus on the business of patient care. The company's combination of software and services improves turnaround time, quality, and access to patient information and clinical applications.
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