Chief Health Informatics Officer
innoVet Health

Chief Health Informatics Disrupter at InnoVet Health
• 25+ years of healthcare IT leadership and development/consulting in standards, terminology, interoperability, and decision support for providers and consumers. • Principal, strategist, and interoperability expert serving commercial and government healthcare including HP, VA, DoD, IPO, SSA, University of Utah and Intermountain Healthcare. • Technical lead and architect for VA Interoperability Office, overseeing implementation of record sharing with 120 eHealth Exchange organizations and 140 Direct HISP partners. Helping define migration to emerging standards (FHIR), new networks (Carequality and Commonwell), and new commercial solutions (Cerner, InterSystems). Before that, led the team that centralized terminology management across VHA in order to facilitate a one-record strategy and population health. • Supporting the Veterans Affairs since 2003 with a stellar reputation and contacts at the CMIO, CTO, and portfolio leads levels. • Facilitator of productive collaborations among technical, business, and policy stakeholders for electronic exchange, knowledge, and policy engineering. • Trained at world renown University of Utah & Intermountain Healthcare, after a PhD in Mathematics. Serial entrepreneur, founded five companies. Core Competencies - Interoperability, provider- and consumer-facing - Health Information Exchanges - Workflow modeling - Standards development and implementation in practice - Identity management, access control, policy engineering, consent management, trust framework - Decision support, terminology, knowledge engineering - Data analytics and statistics - Electronic Health Records, Personal Health Records - Project leadership