Eric Christ, President of HATA 


Eric Christ is CEO of PracticeAdmin and has a 25-year career that includes general management, marketing, and product management positions with leading information technology companies.  Before joining PracticeAdmin, Eric worked in the healthcare industry for 13 years and served in senior management roles with Jackson Healthcare, McKesson Corporation, and Harbinger Corporation. 


      Tammy Banks, Vice President of HATA


Tammy Banks is Vice President, United Health Group, Interoperability Program Development.  She has extensive broad based experience in health care that includes over 20 years in three medical associations.  Her expertise lies in physician practice automation, health information technology, AMA CPT, RUC processes, ASC X12, WEDI and CAQH CORE standard and operating rule bodies, project management socioeconomics, health policy, medical practice issues, program administration and supervision, fiscal management, national coalition building, program and publication development and coordination, marketing and committee administration.


            Buddy Claborn, Treasurer of HATA

Buddy Claborn, CEO of Healthpac Computer Systems, Inc. founded the organization in 1981 in Savannah, GA.  Today, the company has nearly 15,000 healthcare providers enjoying the financial benefits of its billing software in over 43 states in the U.S.  Healthpac was previously honored with the Vendor Service Award presented by the Healthcare Billing & Management Association. 


      Chris Bruns, Immediate Past President of HATA

With more than 22 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Chris is currently working in Los Angeles as the Product Manager at MedInformatix, Inc. where he is leading the rollout of their Meaningful Use State 2 Certified Complete EHR.  Before that, he was a partner in both the Professional Billing Services Group and the Professional Software Services Group in South Florida.  Chris graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a BS in Electrical Engineering.