Ogechika Alozie, M.D., M.P.H., CPHIMS, has been selected to serve on the Texas Health and Human Services e-Health Advisory Committee. As a committee member, Dr. Alozie will serve as a key advisor on state initiatives related to health information technology. Duties of the committee members include strategic planning, and advising on policy, rules and services related to the use of health information technology, health information exchange systems, telemedicine, telehealth and home telemonitoring services.
In addition to his new role on the e-Health Advisory Committee, Dr. Alozie also serves as the chief medical informatics officer in the Office of Clinical Informatics.
The committee will hold its next meeting this fall in Austin, Texas.