MEDITECH AVP Named to CommonWell Board of Directors
O’Toole oversees MEDITECH’s business development, product management, interoperability strategy, and government affairs initiatives.
MEDITECH is excited to announce that Associate Vice President Larry O’Toole, who oversees the company’s business development, product management, interoperability strategy, and government affairs initiatives, has been appointed to the CommonWell Health Alliance® Board of Directors. In his new role, O’Toole will join other health information technology leaders to shepherd and govern CommonWell.
"MEDITECH continues to further its leadership role in the effort to make nationwide interoperability a reality,” said O’Toole, who leads the company’s Strategy division. “Helping steer the strategy for CommonWell is important for MEDITECH and our customers.”
Since April 2015, MEDITECH has been a Contributor member of CommonWell Health Alliance, which is dedicated to helping improve patient care through health information exchange. This year, more than 50 CommonWell member representatives attended the Spring Technology Retreat held at MEDITECH's state-of-the-art Foxborough Conference Center, where industry leaders united to share knowledge and collaborated to advance interoperability.
“It is a very exciting time for the industry, as we are making big strides in exchanging meaningful patient data that will improve patient safety and patient outcomes," said O’Toole. “We are happy to share that we have early adopters going LIVE on the CommonWell network in May and June.”