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Gardner reappointed to Health Information Technology Commission

Thursday, September 20, 2012

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has reappointed Michael Gardner, of Midland, to the Health Information Technology Commission.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Community Health, the 13-member commission facilitates and promotes the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of Michigan's health care information infrastructure.  


"Michael is an experienced leader and a great choice for this post," said Snyder. "I am confident he will continue to effectively serve."


Gardner is chief executive officer of The Apothecary Shoppe in Midland, where he oversees pharmacy operations, human resources and customer relations. Previously, he served as director of operations and business acquisitions for UVANTA Pharmacy, operations manager for Omnicare and executive director for NCS HealthCare of Minnesota. Gardner will continue to represent the pharmaceutical industry.


Gardner will serve a four-year term that expires Aug. 3, 2016, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.