What You Should Know:
– The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has appointed Dr. Kevin Klauer as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 8, 2024.
– Dr. Klauer will succeed Amy Mosser, MBA, who served as interim CEO since June. Mosser, a critical member of AHIMA’s executive team since 2019, will transition to the role of President of HCPro, LLC, a for-profit, wholly-owned subsidiary of AHIMA.
Dr. Klauer Bio/Background
Dr. Klauer’s extensive background in healthcare delivery and association leadership uniquely positions him to guide AHIMA into a future focused on growth and innovation. Formerly the system chief medical officer at HCA Florida Ocala and West Marion Hospitals, Dr. Klauer brings a wealth of healthcare experience from senior executive positions at the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), TeamHealth, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and Emergency Medicine Physicians, Ltd.
Dr. Klauer, a highly regarded clinician, executive, educator, and thought leader, holds a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree, is board-certified in emergency medicine, and earned an executive juris doctorate from Purdue Global Law School. Known for his national contributions, Dr. Klauer has served on numerous committees and boards dedicated to improving patient care and enhancing the quality of life for healthcare professionals.
Drive AHIMA Growth and Innovation
As the visionary leader, Dr. Klauer will play a pivotal role in positioning AHIMA to achieve its growth goals, providing strategic leadership, and ensuring professionals working with health data are well-prepared for the rapidly changing healthcare landscape. Dr. Klauer’s responsibilities extend to collaborating on national programs and influencing health policy, reinforcing AHIMA’s role as a key player in shaping the future of the health information industry.
“I am honored to work with the Board of Directors to lead AHIMA into its next chapter, a future of growth, innovation, and unwavering commitment to excellence in health information,” said AHIMA CEO Dr. Klauer. “Together, we will drive meaningful change for the profession, patients, clinicians, and the entire healthcare industry. Better health is contingent upon trusted health information. AHIMA and the professional community we serve will lead the industry into the digital health era.”