VHI Announces Board Members

May 3, 2011

RICHMOND, Va., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Virginia Health Information announces Dr. Jay Schukman has been elected as the new Anthem Representative to the VHI Board of Directors. Dr. Schukman’s experience and leadership abilities will contribute to the organization’s further development during this exciting time.

Dr. Schukman is currently the Regional Vice-President and Senior Medical Director with WellPoint, Inc. and serves as a member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine, Medical Society of Virginia and Virginia Academy of Family Physicians.

“Actionable, accurate information to drive decisions in healthcare is becoming more critical,” said Dr. Schukman. “In my experience VHI has been a leader in healthcare information in Virginia.”

It is with regret that the Board accepts the resignation of Dr. Rome S. Walker, Board Secretary, effective immediately. Dr. Walker requested the change due to relocation to Charleston, SC. He served four years on the Board as the Anthem representative. The Board wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to Dr. Walker for his outstanding service to the organization.

James L. Kammert has been re-elected to the Board as a consumer representative who also serves as Treasurer.

“Jim’s background as a banker and lawyer are a great asset to both the VHI Board and staff,” said Executive Director Michael Lundberg.

Virginia Health Information is the nonprofit organization the Commonwealth of Virginia and businesses go to for consumer and business health information. VHI information also includes hospitals, physicians, nursing facilities and other health care providers. Visit www.vhi.org or call toll free 1-877 VHI-INFO.

Press Contact:
Virginia Health Information
Michael T. Lundberg, Executive Director
Phone: 804-644-7026
Toll Free: 1-877-VHI-INFO
Web Site: www.vhi.org

SOURCE Virginia Health Information

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