Community Health Access Network names new executive director

IT veteran Gary Noseworthy succeeds Joan Tulk at Newmarket organization

ChanlogoThe Newmarket-based Community Health Access Network – the only health center controlled network in New Hampshire – has a new executive director.

Gary Noseworthy, a Newmarket resident, has a background in the information technology industry, including software integration in the medical field and imaging solutions. He succeeds Joan Tulk, who has served the organization for over seven years in various roles, including chief information officer, chief quality officer before taking the top job. She will continue working with CHAN in a part-time role as a strategy and organizational transformation consultant.

Established in 1995, CHAN has developed and supports an integrated clinical and administrative system infrastructure for 10 federally qualified health center members in New Hampshire. Central to CHAN’s focus has been the automation of the primary care health record. Its systems include a fully integrated electronic health record and athenaFlow, integration with the athenaPractice revenue cycle management system, supporting over 150 providers with links to commercial labs and many hospitals.

CHAN also has a data warehouse that provides reporting and data analysis capabilities. It also provides quality improvement technical assistance and IT system services to local collaborators, as well as consultation to peers at a national level.

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