SANTA BARBARA, Calif.—Fil Southerland, director of health care solutions at Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Yardi, has been appointed to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). The Comptroller General of the United States and head of the U.S. Government Accountability Office announced the appointment of Southerland, along with six other members, to serve a three-year term.
“I’m honored to serve on the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee,” said Southerland. “The opportunity gives me and my fellow appointees a platform to discuss pressing issues and advise the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology accordingly. I’m pleased to bring my experience to advocate for the electronic access, exchange, and use of health information in the long-term and post-acute care industry.”
Prior to his time at Yardi, he served as founder and CTO of ALMSA, Inc., a cloud-based electronic health provider in the assisted living industry.
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