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Dr. Jerry Williamson is a Board Certified physician and licensed risk manager. He has over 30 years experience in private practice and healthcare management. Dr. Williamson has served as Medical Director for a third party administrator, Vice President of Medical Affairs for a 280 bed hospital, Assistant Medical Director for a staff model HMO, and a private practice physician. He has served in a senior leadership role with Collier Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center in South Florida, including serving as the Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Biomedical Informatics Program.
Dr. Williamson is a frequent lecturer and consultant on such topics as HIPAA, Healthcare Compliance, Medical Coding, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Prevention of Medical Errors, Physician Burnout, Health Information Technology, and Practice Management. He is a certified AHIMA trainer for ICD-10, and a consultant with The American Academy of Professional Coders. Dr. Williamson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Florida State University College of Medicine. At the College, he also serves as an affiliate of The Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law. He is an affiliate member of the Health Law Division of the Florida Bar, as well as a certified mediator and formally trained arbitrator listed as a neutral with both the American Arbitration Association and American Health Lawyers.
Dr. Williamson formerly served as a “Meaningful Use Clinician Champion” to The Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, a Regional Extension Center in Florida. He is the 2012 recipient of the “Heroes in Healthcare” award from the Naples Daily News for Administrative Excellence in Healthcare.
BA, Queens College
MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania
MJ, Loyola University Chicago