Lee Barrett of EHNAC Elected to The Sequoia Project Board of Directors

As the healthcare industry works toward total interoperable data exchange, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) continues to play a key role with the recent election of Lee Barrett, CEO and Executive Director of EHNAC, to The Sequoia Project Board of Directors. Barrett has led efforts to advance the mission of EHNAC while promoting and supporting its partnership with The Sequoia Project for more than four years as they collaborate on industry initiatives. His dedication and support in the field are evident in the development of its accreditation programs supporting interoperability adoption including privacy and security to demonstrate stakeholder-trust. As a member of The Sequoia Project Board of Directors, Barrett will continue to make definitive strides on key HIT industry initiatives, as well as support the implementation of significant healthcare legislative mandates.

The Sequoia Project is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization known for its cross-industry collaborations to support the secure exchange of healthcare information nationwide. Board members serve as experts working to build on current initiatives, generate new programs and continue to educate those in and outside the healthcare community.

As a leading industry expert Barrett has served on several boards in the healthcare field, including ADA Business Enterprises, Inc., DirectTrust, Discover Alliance, Safe Identity and others. He was appointed by Dr. Donald Rucker, National Coordinator of the ONC, as FAST co-lead of the Testing & Certification Tiger Team and as a Member of the Executive Committee. Barrett currently serves as a member of the HHS 405(D) Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), the Healthcare Sector Cybersecurity Council (HSCC), the eHi Leadership Council and co-chairs the Sequoia Interoperability Matters Leadership Council. Barrett was also named one of the top Health IT Experts to watch for four consecutive years by Health Data Management magazine.