Perry appoints Raimer chair of Texas Institute of Health Care board - Your Houston News

Gov. Rick Perry has named Ben Raimer of Galveston chair and appointed 13 members to the Texas Institute of Health Care Quality and Efficiency Board of Directors. Pursuant to Senate Bill 7 of the 82nd Legislative Session, the institute will improve health care quality, accountability, education and cost to the state by encouraging health care provider collaboration, effective health care delivery models and coordination of health care services.

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Alexia Green of Ransom Canyon is a professor and dean emeritus at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Anita Thigpen Perry School of Nursing. She is co-leader of the Texas Team Advancing Health through Nursing, a member of the American Nurses Association, and past president of the Texas Nurses Association. Green received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a Doctorate of Nursing from Texas Woman’s University. She is appointed for a term to expire Jan. 31, 2015.

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