CES Partners Recruits Chief Executive Officer for American Health Information Management Association
CHICAGO, IL. January 8. 2018 Healthcare executive search firm CES Partners, Ltd. successfully placed Dr. Wylecia Wiggs Harris as the new Chief Executive Officer for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) effective February 5, 2018.
Dr. Harris joins AHIMA having served as the CEO of the League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters Education Fund. As CEO, she led the revitalizing of the organization reversing a declining financial trajectory resulting in over $2 million added to long term reserves.
Prior to her work at the League of Women Voters, she served as the Chief Operating Officer of the American Nurses Association and Executive Director of the Center for American Nurses
Founded in 1928 to improve health record quality, AHIMA has played a leadership role in the effective management of health data and medical records needed to deliver quality healthcare to the public.
“We’re thrilled to have Dr. Harris join AHIMA leadership, staff and volunteers, as we continue to advocate for our members and best practices in health information management” said Diann H. Smith, AHIMA Board President/Chair.
Serving 52 affiliated component state associations and more than 103,000 health information professionals (including over 70,000 members), AHIMA is recognized as the leading source of "HIM knowledge," and is a respected authority for rigorous professional education, credentialing, and training.
This is the third CES Partners placement within a year of a Chief Executive for a Health Association or Health Accreditation Commission.
“We are extremely pleased to extend our recruitment expertise to these vital healthcare groups as they strive to maintain and improved healthcare standards for our country,” said Barry Cesafsky, CES Partners CEO and President.
CES Partners, Ltd. is a Chicago executive search firm working exclusively in service to healthcare organizations and is committed to providing tailored, personalized service while maintaining the solid credentials and track record equal to the largest search firms. Regularly ranked among the nation’s leading search firms by Modern Healthcare magazine, CES Partners has a history of successful placements in a wide range of executive positions for healthcare providers and associations throughout the United States.
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