Columbia, MD, January 27, 2023 — Medisolv is pleased to announce that the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has named CEO Dr. Zahid Butt a 2023 HIMSS Changemaker in Health award recipient in the category of Policy Influencer. Now in its second year, this awards program 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. As a winner, Dr. Butt will be honored at the annual HIMSS global conference in Chicago April 17-21, 2023.
Dr. Butt was chosen as the winner via open ballot on the HIMSS website, with input from the HIMSS Board of Directors. He was selected for demonstrating significant leadership and extraordinary contributions to HIMSS, including chapters, communities, task forces, or other volunteer opportunities related to driving forward government policy.
“I am very honored and humbled to receive the HIMSS Changemaker in Health award as a Policy Influencer. I am grateful to the HIMSS Board and everyone who voted for me to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Dr. Butt. “I am extremely proud to be a member of HIMSS, and to have the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s global efforts to reform healthcare through information and technology.”
Dr. Butt is an industry leader and pioneer in digital quality measurement. He has served on many technical expert panels for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and The Joint Commission (TJC). As a HIMSS member for more than 20 years, he has served on committees and task forces and currently chairs the HIMSS Quality and Safety Task Force that provides input to the HIMSS Public Policy Committee.
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).
About the HIMSS Changemaker in Health Awards 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.
About HIMSS 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.