Michael Harding

Michael Harding

Michael Harding

Deputy Director

Washtenaw County Community Mental Health (WCCMH)

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Mr. Harding currently serves as the Deputy Director of Washtenaw County Community Mental Health

(WCCMH). He has served as the Chief Information Officer for the Washtenaw Community Health

Organization (WCHO), who was the primary funder for Washtenaw County community mental health

services, from 2001-2011. In this role, he implemented two Electronic Medical Records, obtained

Meaningful Use Certification, implemented a Personal Health Record for consumers, and deployed

mobile technology throughout the agency. In addition, he was the principal investigator for the

supplemental technology grant to the SAMHSA Primary Behavioral Health Care Initiative grant. Through

this grant he was nominated by the National Council for the “WCHO Wellness Plan: Implementation of

an Integrated Electronic Health Record” Award of Excellence in Health Information Technology. He has

collaborated with many partners across the State of Michigan to implement Health Information

Exchange and eConsent technology between both behavioral and physical health settings within

Washtenaw County.