EMRapproved, Chicago, a health care information technology company, has named Kevin Donnelly its CEO. Donnelly, 53, joined EMRapproved in January 2012 as a revenue model consultant. An internationally recognized expert in HIT, he has more than 30 years of experience as a health care executive and entrepreneur, primarily in the areas of distribution, software, clinical data management, and consulting. Donnelly is a member of a number of health care advisory boards, including Ontoadaptive LLC in Chicago and MEDarchon Inc, in Nashville, Tenn. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Donnelly will implement an aggressive growth plan for the company, which recently moved from a Limited Liability Corporation to C Corporation status under his tenure as the company’s former COO. Donnelly takes over from former CEO David Gorter, who will stay on as the company’s president and chairman of the board.

As CEO, Donnelly will focus on four core offerings related to electronic medical records (EMRs) and the adoption of health information technology: content, community, curriculum, and consulting. He will lead the company’s efforts to:
· Provide products and services that assist health care providers and HIT professionals comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), meaningful use, return on investment (ROI), and other evolving health care fundamentals
· Address the knowledge gap and HIT workforce shortages by expanding the company’s online education, training, and continuing education offerings
· Provide 4MedPro Network community of HIT professionals comprehensive products and services linking them to providers and companies in need of their skills
· Establish the 4Med Marketplace as the premier site on the web for information, education, products ,and services related to EMRs and HIT.