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Health Data Exchange Alliance DirectTrust Calls for Director Nominees

DirectTrust’s board of directors helps guide the non-profit industry alliance’s health data exchange efforts through strategic governance.

DirectTrust has announced a call for nominations for new directors to help guide the non-profit industry alliance’s health data exchange efforts.

“We are seeking experienced thought leaders and innovators who can articulate the breadth of DirectTrust’s value proposition and translate its many benefits to not only the organization’s constituencies, but the industry as a whole,” Dan Soule, DirectTrust board chair and VP of product management at Health Catalyst, said in a press release.

DirectTrust’s volunteer directors support the alliance’s health data exchange efforts through mission-based leadership and strategic governance, officials noted.

The board of directors works alongside the DirectTrust CEO on policy, strategy, industry relationships, and technological advances. The board also helps inform the end-user experience for consumers, their families, and healthcare providers.

DirectTrust officials emphasized that the alliance is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive environment where all directors, staff, volunteers, and members are appreciated for their breadth of experience stemming from various backgrounds.

Nominees for a three-year term beginning on June 2022 must be (or become) and remain associated with members in good standing of DirectTrust, officials said.  

The alliance seeks individuals from various industry groups representative of DirectTrust’s membership categories, including:

● DirectTrust network service providers

● Users of DirectTrust network services

● Healthcare providers or provider organizations

● Providers of services to healthcare providers

● Payers of health services

● Financiers in the health sector

● Biopharmaceutical companies

● Governmental agencies

● Educational or scientific research organizations

● Patient or consumer advocates

● Participants in a DirectTrust Standards Consensus Body

Individuals may submit letters of interest with bios to Kelly Gwynn at [email protected]. The deadline for submissions is COB March 25, 2022.

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