March 6, 2015

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Governor Bentley appoints Brannan as statewide HIT Coordinator

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Governor Robert Bentley has appointed Paul Brannan of Montgomery to serve as the state’s coordinator for health information technology.  As HIT coordinator, Brannan will provide leadership, direction, management, and coordination of One Health Record, Alabama’s statewide health information exchange and related technology initiatives in collaboration with the Alabama Health Information Exchange Advisory Commission. 

Brannan previously served as Director of the Project Management Office for the Alabama Medicaid Agency where he was responsible for providing project management support for all enterprise-wide Agency projects including Medicaid's transition to Regional Care Organizations.

A graduate of Auburn University Montgomery, Brannan has been employed by the Agency since 1990s.  During his tenure, he served as MMIS Coordinator whose duties included development and award of the fiscal agent RFP and the implementation and federal certification of the new fiscal agent system.  In addition, Brannan served as Agency Privacy officer with responsibilities for Agency compliance with federal privacy regulations.

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