Dan Herman of The Chartis Group is Named a Life Fellow of HIMSS

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Long-standing advocate for health information technology joins an elite group of HIMSS members.

Dan Herman, LFHIMSS

We are thrilled for Dan to receive the recognition of being selected as a lifetime fellow of HIMSS. His dedication to the Society, and the strategic and effective use of informatics and technology have truly helped move the industry forward...

Daniel S. Herman, Director and Informatics and Technology Practice Leader at The Chartis Group, was named a Life Fellow by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (LFHIMSS) for his long-term service and commitment to the advancement of healthcare operations and information technology. The HIMSS Board of Directors advances members to this status who have been thought leaders in the field of healthcare information and management systems and have been a contributing member of the Society for no less than 30 continuous years. Mr. Herman joins approximately 80 colleagues awarded this status out of HIMSS’ 61,000 members.

“Daniel Herman is a dedicated volunteer for the Society. He has contributed valuable time and expertise over the course of his career to the improvement of health through IT and has served in a leadership capacity for three different HIMSS chapters. As a HIMSS Life Fellow, Dan joins a distinguished group of professionals and health IT leaders who recognize the need for and value of giving back to the profession and our healthcare delivery system,” said Carla Smith, MA, FHIMSS, CNM, Executive Vice President, HIMSS North America.

For more than 30 years, Mr. Herman has advised leading academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks, physician group practices, specialty providers and provider-sponsored managed care organizations on enhancing the value of their information technology investments. An early advocate for improving care delivery and operations through the effective use of technology, Mr. Herman has authored numerous articles and presentations on behalf of HIMSS, AHA, Consulting magazine and Healthcare Informatics including: “Global Diversification – Healthcare IT Worldwide,” “Technology’s Role in Consumer Engagement,” “Three Steps IT Should Take in Response to Healthcare Reform,” “Technology Virtualization,” “Physician Adoption Strategies,” and “Demonstrating the Business Value of Information Technology.”

“We are thrilled for Dan to receive the recognition of being selected as a lifetime fellow of HIMSS. His dedication to the Society, and the strategic and effective use of informatics and technology have truly helped move the industry forward and improved the delivery of care,” says Ken Graboys, CEO of The Chartis Group.

Mr. Herman earned his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in information systems from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, and a Bachelor of Science in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan. He has served on the HIMSS board, several of its national committees, and was the President of the Colorado, Greater Chicago and Western Pennsylvania HIMSS Chapters.


About The Chartis Group
The Chartis Group is a national advisory services firm solely dedicated to the healthcare industry. Chartis provides strategic planning, accountable care, clinical transformation and information technology management consulting services to the country’s leading healthcare providers. Chartis has been privileged to work with over two-thirds of the academic medical centers on the U.S. News and World Report “Honor Roll of Best Hospitals,” seven of the 10 largest integrated health systems, four of the five largest not-for-profit health systems, nine of the top 10 children’s hospitals, emerging and leading accountable care organizations, hundreds of community-based health systems, and leading organizations in healthcare services. The firm is comprised of uniquely experienced senior healthcare professionals and consultants who apply a distinctive knowledge of healthcare economics, markets, clinical models and technology to help clients achieve unequaled results. The Chartis Group has offices in Boston, Chicago, New York and San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.chartis.com.

Amy O’Brien
Principal and Vice President of Strategic Growth
The Chartis Group

Terri Sanders
Director of External Communications
The Chartis Group

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