Skip to main content

We’ve updated our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. By using this site, you agree to these terms.

Geisinger becomes the first member of Risant Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 

DANVILLE, PA -- Marc S. Williams, M.D., director of Geisinger’s Genomic Medicine Institute, has been elected a Fellow in the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI).

ACMI is a professional society of elected Fellows from the United States and abroad who have made significant and sustained contributions to the field of medical informatics and who have met rigorous scholarly scrutiny by their peers.

The term informatics broadly describes the study and practice of creating, storing, finding, manipulating and sharing information.

Dr. Williams’s wide expertise includes the application of genetics/genomics in clinical care; the use of information technology in point-of-care education and clinical decision support; dissemination and implementation science; quality improvement and the economics of health care delivery.

Suzanne Bakken, ACMI President congratulated Dr. Williams “on this worthy achievement which represents recognition by your peers of your significant contributions to the field of informatics.”

Dr. Williams will be inducted into the College at a ceremony Nov. 13. 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the non-profit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 134 care sites - including 10 hospital campuses, and Geisinger Health Plan, with 600,000 members in commercial and government plans. The Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $14 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country.  Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

 
Content from General Links with modal content