Cooperative Exchange Elects New Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Cooperative Exchange, the National Clearinghouse Association since 2002 has served as the premier resource and representative of the healthcare clearinghouse industry. The Association would like to announce their newly elected Board effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Board Officers:

Chairman of the Board – Joe Bell, Senior Program Manager, Product Strategy, eSolutions Inc.

Vice Chair – Crystal Ewing, Manager, Data Integrity, Zirmed

Treasurer – Kathy Sites, Manager, Payer Implementations, Availity, LLC.

Secretary – Debbi Meisner, Vice President Regulatory Compliance, ChangeHealthcare

Immediate Past Chair – Sherry Wilson, EVP and Chief Compliance Officer, Jopari Solutions Inc.

Returning Appointed At-Large Directors:

Doreen Espinoza, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Privacy Officer, UHIN

Newly Elected At-Large Directors:

Pam Grosze, VP, Senior Product Manager, PNC Bank

“I am excited and honored to assume the Chairman position of the Cooperative Exchange,” said Joe Bell. “The entire board looks forward to building on the momentum from the prior leadership as we further our mission to promote and advance electronic data exchange for the healthcare industry by improving efficiency, advocacy, and education to industry stakeholders and government entities.”

The Cooperative Exchange, The National Clearinghouse Association membership companies represents over 90 percent of the Health Care Clearinghouse Industry, supporting over 750,000 provider organizations, maintaining over 8,000 Payer and 1000 plus HIT vendor connections, process over 4 plus billion claims annually with a transaction value over $1.1 Trillion. [i] For more information about the Cooperative Exchange, contact Lisa Beard, Executive Director at rel=”nofollow”> or visit the website at

[i] Member Organizations: American Medical Association (AMA), Apex EDI, ASC X12N, Availity, LLC, AXIOM Systems, Inc., Cerner Health Services, Inc., Change Healthcare, CONDUENT, Dorado Systems, eProvider Solutions, eSolutions, Experian Health, Greenway Health, InstaMed, Jopari Solutions, Inc., Mitchell International, NextGen Healthcare, OfficeAlly, OptumInsight, PNC Bank, PracticeInsight, Smart Data Solutions, The SSI Group, Trizetto Provider Solutions, Utah Health Information Exchange (UHIN), WorkCompEDI, ZirMed.

SOURCE Cooperative Exchange