Hanger Inc’s Board of Directors recently elected Asif Ahmad as a director. Ahmad is CEO and a director of Anthelio Healthcare Solutions Inc, an independent provider of healthcare information technology and business process services.

Vinit Asar, Hanger president and CEO, calls Ahmad “A proven leader in the healthcare information technology industry…Given the strategic role of technology in Hanger’s future, Asif’s extensive experience in informatics, information technology, clinical operations, and business intelligence at major for-profit healthcare service providers and not-for-profit academic medical centers will be a valuable addition to Hanger’s Board of Directors.”

A company news release notes that prior to his tenure at Anthelio Healthcare Solutions, Ahmad served as a senior vice president and general manager of Information and Technology Services at McKesson Specialty Health, a healthcare services and information technology company that partners with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare companies.

Before joining McKesson, he served as the vice president of Diagnostic Services for the Duke University Health System and Medical Center and held various faculty appointments at Duke. Ahmad also has nearly a decade of experience serving in a range of leadership positions with the Ohio State University Health System and Medical Center and was the administer and chief information officer, chief technology officer, and the chair of the Clinical Technology Council at the time of his departure.

The release also states that Ahmad earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan, a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the Ohio State University, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Ohio State University.

Source: Hanger Inc