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Siemens Appoints Overhage as New Chief Medical Informatics Officer

MALVERN, Pa., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Siemens (NYSE: SI) announces the appointment of J. Marc Overhage, MD, PhD, as Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO), of the Health Services (HS) Business Unit. One of the architects of the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), Marc recently served as the President and CEO of this not-for-profit organization. In his role at Siemens, Marc will be responsible for clinical informatics activities and guiding long-term product strategies. His appointment begins on March 28, 2011.


"We are proud to welcome Marc to Siemens and look forward to tapping his expertise in mobilizing, standardizing and making healthcare information accessible, in a manner that is meaningful and relevant to care givers," said John Glaser, PhD, CEO, Health Services Business Unit, Siemens Healthcare. "The Indiana Health Information Exchange is one of many well-established implementations across the country that are proving, on a daily basis, the value of health IT in providing patient-centered care. These solutions are enabling clinicians to use health IT to make more timely, effective and efficient treatment decisions."

IHIE also is a leader in the Central Indiana Beacon Community and provides a platform that supports care for people with diabetes, increases access to cancer screenings and helps reduce hospital admissions.

With more than 25 years of clinical practice experience and medical informatics leadership, Marc has established a reputation as a respected thought leader. His work on clinical systems development, including clinical decision support and electronic medical records, has been recognized with a Davies Award of Excellence. Most recently, he served as the Director of Medical Informatics at Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis, and is the Sam Regenstrief Professor of Medicine and Medical Informatics at the Indiana School of Medicine. He also is an active member of National Quality Forum (NQF), the HIT Standards Committee at the Department of Health and Human Services, and a board member of the Indiana Health Informatics Corporation.

The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the healthcare industry and a trendsetter in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, medical information technology and hearing aids. Siemens offers its customers products and solutions for the entire range of patient care from a single source – from prevention and early detection to diagnosis, and on to treatment and aftercare. By optimizing clinical workflows for the most common diseases, Siemens also makes healthcare faster, better and more cost-effective. Siemens Healthcare employs some 48,000 employees worldwide and operates around the world. In fiscal year 2010 (to September 30), the Sector posted revenue of 12.4 billion euros and profit of around 750 million euros. For further information please visit:

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