Andrew Hamilton, RN, BSN, MS is Chief Operating Officer and Director of Clinical Informatics - Mr. Hamilton is a masters prepared Nurse Informaticsit with 11 years experience in both in-patient nursing care and outpatient community health as well as nursing administration. As the Director of Clinical Informatics, Andrew is responsible for developing clinical decision support and National Clinical Performance Measures into the organization’s EHRS and is leading the organization’s efforts related to meaningful use. Prior to working for the Alliance, Andrew was a Pediatric Critical Care nurse and a member of a large academic hospital HIT team supporting the implementation of clinical information systems. He has also served as the Director of Patient Care Services for Howard Brown Health Center, a large federally qualified community health center, for three years. Andrew currently serves as the Immediate President of the Board of the Centricity Healthcare User Group (CHUG) and is also a member of local, state, and national working groups related to EHRS and performance measurement. In addition, he is as an adjunct faculty at Loyola University School of Nursing and the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Nursing and recently joined the faculty at Northwestern University’s Medical Informatics Department. Andrew holds degrees as a BS in Nursing and MS in Nursing Business and Health Systems Administration with a focus on Nursing Informatics both from the University of Michigan School of Nursing.