Columbia, MD, November 15, 2022 — Medisolv is pleased to announce that their CEO, Dr. Zahid Butt, is nominated by HIMSS a finalist for the 2023 HIMSS Changemaker in Health award in the category of Policy Influencer. The awards program, which is celebrating its 2nd year, recognizes senior healthcare executives who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in their ongoing commitment to harnessing the power of information and technology to positively transform health and healthcare.
Dr. Butt was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Voting is open to the public until November 22, 2022, at 5 pm CT. Award recipients will be selected by the open ballot and with input from the HIMSS Board of Directors. Award winners will be announced in January 2023 and honored at the annual HIMSS conference which is April 17 – 21, 2023.
“I’m honored to be a Policy Influencer finalist for the HIMSS Changemaker in Health award,” said Dr. Butt. “I have been a HIMSS member for more than 20 years and have served alongside incredible people in committees and taskforces both as a member and in leadership positions. I want to thank HIMSS and wish to congratulate all the finalists of this prestigious award.”
The Policy Influencer category identified four candidates who demonstrated significant leadership and extraordinary contributions to the HIMSS Society, including chapters, communities, task forces, or other volunteer opportunities related to driving forward government policy. Dr. Butt is an industry leader and pioneer in digital quality measurement. He served on many Technical Expert Panels with CMS, NCQA and TJC. As a HIMSS member for over 20 years, he has served on committees/taskforces and currently chairs the HIMSS quality and safety taskforce that provides input to the HIMSS Public Affairs Committee.
Voting is open to the general public and it is not necessary to be a HIMSS member.
About Medisolv, Inc.
Medisolv is the leading healthcare quality data management company. Their all-in-one Quality management software, ENCOR, provides tools that help healthcare organizations with core measure abstraction, electronic measure capture in the hospital and ambulatory settings, data aggregation from multiple sources and submission to various reporting entities including CMS, TJC, other payers, state entities and reporting organizations such as ACOs.
ENCOR is 2015 Cures Edition ONC certified for all ambulatory and hospital electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) and Medisolv is a 2023 CMS-approved MIPS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR).
HIMSS Changemaker in Health Awards recognize inspiring senior healthcare executives who rigorously challenge the status quo in their journeys to build a brighter health future. The awards celebrate innovative individuals as they lead change in their relentless pursuit to improve care by harnessing the power of information and technology.
Awardees were determined by public voting, making the HIMSS Changemaker in Health Awards uniquely powerful and a true representation of the voice of health information and technology.
HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global advisor, thought leader and member-based society committed to reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. As a mission-driven nonprofit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and digital health transformation to advise leaders, stakeholders and influencers across the global health ecosystem on best practices. With a community-centric approach, our innovation engine delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, payers, governments, startups, life sciences and other health services organizations, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.
HIMSS has served the global health community for more than 60 years, with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.
Erin Heilman is the Vice President of Marketing for Medisolv, Inc.