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AeHN Selects Interim Executive Director


The Alaska eHealth Network (AeHN) Board of Directors unanimously selected Laura Young to be the organization’s Interim Executive Director, effective July 31, 2017. Ms. Young joins AeHN through a contract with CedarBridge Group LLC, an Oregon-based consulting firm.

“We are very excited to work with CedarBridge and Laura as we continue to implement our strategic plan and facilitate the sharing of health information across Alaska,” said AeHN Board Chair Nancy Merriman.

Ms. Young has a background in leading health information exchange initiatives, and in using technology to coordinate patient care across multiple providers and organizations. Previously, Laura held the role of Executive Director for Behavioral Health Information Network of Arizona (BHINAZ), managing the merger with Arizona Health e-Connection (now HealthCurrent), to form a single statewide health information exchange organization in Arizona.

AeHN is actively recruiting for a permanent Executive Director. Those interested may apply through the AeHN website: https://www.ak-ehealth.org/about-aeh/employment/.

About AeHN

Alaska eHealth Network (AeHN) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, organized and managed by Alaskans to provide safe, secure transport for health information to improve quality and safety of patient care and to increase efficiencies for hospitals and medical practices.

AeHN provides health information exchange and direct secure messaging services to 20+ hospitals and over 450 organizations across Alaska.

For more information about AeHN, please visit www.ak-ehealth.org


About CedarBridge

CedarBridge Group LLC is a specialty consulting firm providing strategic advice, tactical services, and technical solutions to accelerate health transformation. CedarBridge serves diverse clients across public sectors, including federal, state, and county agencies; and private sectors, ranging from the Fortune 50 company Intel Corporation, to over a dozen statewide and regional health information exchange initiatives, to large and small healthcare organizations and emerging technology firms.

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