Fall 2016 Newsletter ♦ Louisiana HIMSS Award Dinner

The Louisiana chapter of HIMSS recognized four outstanding Louisiana professionals for their contributions to health information technology over the past year. The event took place this past June at Chef John Folse's White Oak Plantation in Baton Rouge. We thank each of these individuals for their commitment to the success of health IT in Louisiana.

Honorees included:

Jon Bel Edwards
Governor of Louisiana

Public Servant of the Year Award

Bernie Clement
Chief Information Officer
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

LAHIMSS Member of the Year

Lynn Witherspoon
System Vice President, CMIO
Ochsner Health System

LAHIMSS Clinician Member of the Year

John Walter
Regional Director of Healthcare Services

LAHIMSS Champion of the Year

Pictured left to right: Nadine Robin, Hank Fanberg, Bernie Clement, John Walter, Lynn Witherspoon, Steve Spires (accepting on behalf of Governor Edwards) and Chad Cothern

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