|Mr. McLaughlin has held many positions in healthcare industry-related positions including as a member of the Board of Directors for healthcare associations, C-level experience in charge of development and IT, and in Regulatory Affairs as an analyst of healthcare laws and regulations. Mr. McLaughlin has created and certified EHR software for the past six years. He is widely considered an industry expert with regard to HIPAA and HITECH.
Mr. McLaughlin is a former Commissioner with the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and served as the Chairman of the Criteria Committee and site reviewer. Mr. McLaughlin has served on the Board of Directors of several healthcare industry associations including the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) where he served as Chairman and lead key workgroups and acted as primary author on white papers utilized by Covered Entities across the United States. Mr. McLaughlin also served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Electronic HealthCare Transactions (AFEHCT) now a part of HIMSS, and the American Accreditation HealthCare Commission (URAC). Mark McLaughlin earned his Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Clarke College, Dubuque, Iowa.