Louis Diamond, MB CHB, FCP, (SA), FACP, FHIMSS

QHC Advisory Group

MB CHB, the English version of an MD
Cape Town School of Medicine

Summary of Professional Experience:

  • Residency and IM and nephrology training, Cape Town School of Medicine
  • Faculty Georgetown School of Medicine
  • Medical Director Thomson Reuters

Currently, Chair, ESRD Network 5, member, BOD, West Virginia Medical Institute, Delegate, AMA, House of Delegates, Member, Executive committee, Palliative care Coalition for Patients with Kidney Disease, Member, Board, ESRD Forum on Networks, representative for RPA, NQF.

I previously held leadership positions at a variety of healthcare organizations including: Co-chair, Quality Improvement Initiative, Alliance for Continuing Education for Health Care professionals; Chair, Strategic Directions Subcommittee, Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement; Member, National Priorities Partnership, Chair, Policy Steering Committee, eHealth Initiative, (eHI); Member, Leadership Network, NQF, Chair, Quality, Measurement and Research Council, NFQ; President and Medical Director, Renal Physicians Association; Member, Board of Directors, and Director and Programs, National Patient Safety Foundation; President , Medical Society of D.C.; Board of Trustees, American Society of Internal Medicine; President, American College of Medical quality;  President, Forum of ESRD Network Organizations; President, ESRD Network 5 Board of Directors; President , Internal Medicine Center to Advance Research and Education (IMCARE); Member, National Kidney & Urologic Diseases Advisory Board of the National Institutes of Health.

Summary of HIMSS activities:

  • Chair, Quality, Safety and Outcomes Committee
  • Chair, Physician Committee
  • Liaison for Physicians, Public Policy/Government Affairs Committee

What three core competencies do you possess that will benefit the Nominating Committee?

Experience serving on multiple Boards of membership organizations with a special interest in quality measurement/ improvement and HIT.