Dr. Nichols is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who has spent his past 18 years full time in health information technology. He has given hundreds of presentations and workshops nationally on health data and the impact of data on the clinical and financial side of the healthcare business. He has provided support for CMS, and multiple large and small payer and provider organizations. He is an active member of the HIMSS revenue cycle task force and has received multiple awards from the Workgroup for electronic data interchange (WEDI). He is also an AHIMA certified ICD-10 coding trainer.