May 05, 2015

MI7 adds former U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Innovation Fellow, Zac Jiwa as CEO

AUSTIN, TX - MI7, the Austin-based medical intelligence services company, announced today that Zac Jiwa, former Innovation Fellow of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has joined the company as its CEO after having been an advisor to the company since its inception.

Mr. Jiwa is a healthcare technology veteran with over 15 years of experience. He started at an electronic medical record software company where he found his passion for improving healthcare through the use of information technology.

Prior to joining MI7, Zac was the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Leverage Health Solutions, Chief Technology Officer at the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Business Development Manager for the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board at the National Science Foundation - Center for Visual and Decision Informatics, and President of the Austin HIMSS Chapter. Mr. Jiwa can be found on Twitter at @HITManZac.

"Zac is the perfect compliment to our executive team given his vast knowledge of both the regulatory and implementation side of the healthcare technology industry." said Randall Baker, President of MI7. He added "He is a recognized expert and nationally renowned speaker who will lead MI7's efforts to become the industry-standard integration method application companies use with electronic health records."

MI7's product, simply named "Q" provides simple connectivity needed by digital health applications to communicate bidirectionally with electronic health record systems. Installing Q allows application developers to quickly connect their backend systems to operate within the JSON Task Force’s recommended implementation of FHIR, greatly accelerating the application’s implementation time at their clients location.

Q has integrated with dozens of the top EHR systems which allows it to be a turnkey service for application developers. Companies that use Q can quickly turn on FHIR-compliant interfaces at hospitals around the country. More information about Q can be found at mi7.io/Q.

About MI7
We link apps to patient data. MI7's universal API called Q provides a direct connection to patient information in EMR, EHR, and EDR systems. Q is unique in its simplicity of implementation, affordability, and ingenious technical model that magically converts HL7 to JSON. It liberates app developers from the need to use a data integration engine or highly-trained and expensive HL7 staff. Simply put, MI7 makes it easy to build and deploy healthcare apps. Q - the universal healthcare API of choice for the top healthcare apps. Learn more at mi7.io.

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