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Ken Salyards

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA)
Information Management Specialist
Kenneth Salyards, Information Management Specialist, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA) and a Certified HL7 CDA Specialist coordinating health information technology across SAMHSA in collaboration with other federal Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies including Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), Federal Health Architecture (FHA), Federal Health Information Models and Standards (FHIMS), and Health Resources Services Agency (HRSA). This work is based on implementing data standards for behavioral health information systems and using these data standards to inform other HHS agencies. Mr. Salyards is an expert in implementing secure health information systems based on 42 CFR Part II and HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
Awards:
2016 Leading Change Award – SAMHSA HIT Strategic Initiative
2013 Leading Change Award – SAMHSA HIT Strategic Initiative
2012 Leading Change Award – SAMHSA HIT Strategic Initiative
2011 Leading Change Award – SAMHSA HIT Strategic Initiative
2011 Superior External Service Award – SAMHSA HIT Strategic Initiative

Certifications: Certified HL7 CDA Specialist

Education: B.S. Towson State University