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Published on April 01, 2016

Mark Waind, Altru’s Chief Information Officer, Receives CPHIMS Certification

Grand Forks, ND – Altru Health System is proud to announce that Mark Waind, chief information officer, has successfully obtained his Certified Professional in Health Information Management & Systems (CPHIMS) certification. CPHIMS is internationally recognized in the industry and demonstrates commitment to improving clinical and business practices using technology across healthcare settings.  

As chief information officer, Mark guides the implementation and integration of information technology throughout the health system. Mark earned a degree in business management from the University of North Dakota. Mark is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer, serves as the North Dakota Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) chapter president and is a member of the Minnesota Epic User Group board of directors. Mark is active in the community as an AWANA Leader at Faith Evangelical Free Church. He and his wife Cindy have three sons.

About Altru Health System

Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, and a large home care network. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff and has an annual net operating revenue of more than $524 million. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.