Nebraska Health Information Initiative (nehii)

Position: Chief Medical Officer

Location: La Vista, Nebraska


NEHII, a 501c3, is Nebraska's designated statewide health information exchange (HIE), prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), data integrator, health information service provider (HISP), and population health utility. It has a public/private governance model that includes providers, payers, and both state and federal agencies. NEHII is the parent of Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative, NEHII shared services, and the NEHII Foundation. To date, NEHII has over 10,000 clinician users, nearly 70% of all acute care data, and 100% of patient encounters and medications dispensed in the region. NEHII is designated a QE, QCDR and was the first HIE in the nation to achieve NCQA certification.

Job Description:

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will serve in dual role as the senior medical executive for NEHII, and lead the Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative as the Executive Medical Director. Serving as the Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative (NHC) Executive Medical Director, the CMO will be responsible for launching the Nebraska Healthcare Collaborative, to include setting up endowed chairs at two research universities. As a member of NEHII's senior executive team, the CMO will serve as the senior medical advisor to NEHII and its subsidiaries. Responsible for providing vision, strategic direction and oversight of NEHIIs shift to quality and value-based care.

Search Team:

Derek J. Castaneda

Joe Johnston

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