Federal 100: Col. Claude Hines

Col. Claude Hines
Deputy Program Executive Officer for Innovation and Delivery
Military Health System
Defense Department

Col. Claude Hines has proven that he has the political, technical and organizational finesse to handle the toughest IT challenges.

In 2010, he played a leading role in the establishment of a medical center in Chicago that is a joint effort of the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments to give medical professionals the tools and support they need to provide care to wounded warriors.

Hines also held a critical leadership position on a joint DOD/VA electronic medical records system. He is the go-to guy for a $900 million portfolio of more than 75 initiatives for DOD's medical information systems, and he is responsible for innovation and delivery of IT throughout the Military Health System.

Read more about the 2011 Federal 100 award winners.

About the Author

Alice Lipowicz is a staff writer covering government 2.0, homeland security and other IT policies for Federal Computer Week.

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