MiHIN Announces Addition of Dr. Gregory Forzley to Board

MiHIN Announces Addition of Dr. Gregory Forzley to Board

New director brings years of leadership in health information technology to MiHIN

Lansing, MI (July 21, 2016) – Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) has announced that Dr. Gregory Forzley has joined the MiHIN Board of Directors.

Dr. Forzley is uniquely positioned to add experience and guidance to the MiHIN board. He currently serves as a director on the boards of the Michigan Peer Review Organization (MPRO) and Great Lakes Health Connect (as vice-chair).

Dr. Forzley is the System Ambulatory Chief Medical Information Officer for Trinity Health.  He is board-certified in family medicine and clinical informatics.  He was a member of the Michigan Health Information Technology Commission from its inception, representing doctors of medicine, and chaired the Commission until last August.  He is also an active member of the Michigan State Medical Society, and served as board chair for 4 of his 12 years as a director on the board.

“We’re extremely pleased for Dr. Forzley to join the team,” said Larry Wagenknecht, chairman of MiHIN’s board. “He has been an active leader in Michigan’s health information efforts for many years. His insights and input will greatly assist in planning the future of Michigan’s health information ‘network of networks’.”

MiHIN is a nonprofit public and private collaboration dedicated to improving the healthcare experience, increasing quality and decreasing cost for Michigan’s citizens. This is accomplished by supporting the statewide exchange of health information and making accurate and timely health care data available at the point of care.

“I am delighted to be able to continue to serve the people in Michigan and beyond through my participation on the MiHIN Board,” Dr. Forzley said. “This opportunity supports my personal goal to continually advance the effective use of technology and health information sharing in order to support the best healthcare possible, whether it is for individual treatment and prevention, or to improve the overall health of the population.”