Hank Fanberg Director, Technology Advocacy CHRISTUS Health
Hank Fanberg is Director, Technology Advocacy for CHRISTUS Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic Health Care Systems with more than 375 care delivery sites across eight states and Mexico. He supports CHRISTUS' system wide strategy for health information technology, focusing on health information technology policy and information technology's role in enabling efficient, convenient, safe, person centric and cost effective care.
He is the associate project coordinator for the Texas FCC Rural Health Pilot Program and Executive Director (Interim) for the Health Information Network of South Texas. He is a member of the eHealth Initiative's Policy Work Group and the Continua Alliance's U.S. Policy Work Group
He received his MBA degree from The University of New Orleans where he is currently a PhD student in Urban Affairs. His research focuses on the impact of information and communication technology on the community functions of hospitals. He received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College; he graduated from Loyola (New Orleans) University's Institute of Politics and has guest lectured at Johns Hopkins University's MBA program for physicians. He is an adjunct faculty member for The Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi School of Nursing.