Thursday, February 09, 2006
Blunt appoints Freeman CEO
Missouri Governor Matt Blunt appointed Freeman Health System CEO Gary Duncan to the Missouri Healthcare Information Technology Task Force today.
Also appointed from southwest Missouri were: Gordon Kinne, president of Med Pay in Springfield; and Randy Meents, owner of Greenfield Pharmacy.
According to the governor's news release: "Blunt created the task force to ensure that healthcare information can be readily available to health care providers, consumers, and public health agencies in order to make the best healthcare decisions and to improve patient safety by reducing medical errors. The governor introduced the task force in his State of the State Address and signed Executive Order 06-03
last month to officially create the task force."