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Atlanta, GA, United States, 2013/11/07 - Eric Two Bears to Lead Division Now Based in Okmulgee, Oklahoma - CanvasIT.com.
Canvas IT, a national provider of healthcare information technology services, is pleased to announce the expansion and relocation of its Indian Health division to Okmulgee, Okla. In addition, the company announces that Eric Two Bears, executive director, has returned to Oklahoma to lead the division.
Micah Laughlin, president of Canvas IT said,“We established the Indian Health division to meet the specific needs of tribal health. We are committed to partnering with tribes and helping them overcome their healthcare IT challenges. Mr. Two Bears’ executive leadership and firsthand knowledge of Native culture make him the ideal person to lead this division.”
Canvas IT provides a broad range of healthcare IT services critical to tribal healthcare including help desk support, information security, server hosting, project management and chief information officer outsourcing programs. The company has in-depth knowledge of the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS), the federal IT support system used by the Indian Health Service to manage clinical, administrative and financial information.
“I am very excited to be back in Oklahoma among the Native healthcare community,” said Mr. Two Bears. “Healthcare today is technology-focused and healthcare IT expertise is much needed within the Native health service units. I am fortunate to be back in Oklahoma with my people and have the opportunity to provide state-of-the-art healthcare IT solutions that will improve the level of care provided for Native people.”
Mr. Two Bears joined Canvas IT in March 2012. Prior to Canvas IT, he was the chief information officer of the Muscogee (Creek) National Division of Health. He has more than 30 years of both private sector and Indian health IT experience.
About Canvas IT
Canvas IT (canvasit.com) is a leader in healthcare information technology services. The company’s centralized model maximizes efficiencies and reduces costs, allowing it to deliver exceptional service to clients. The Canvas IT team is comprised of highly skilled professionals, each with previous healthcare IT experience. Canvas IT understands the complexities of the highly regulated, security-sensitive, demanding 24/7 environments of the healthcare industry. Through the company’s Indian Health division, Canvas IT provides highly tailored IT solutions to meet the specific needs of tribal health clients, with a commitment to preserving Native culture.