Federal 100: Lt. Gen. Charles "Bruce" Green

Lt. Gen. Charles “Bruce” Green
Surgeon General
U.S. Air Force

The work: Championing the use of digital health records and health informatics to improve the care provided to active and retired service members.

The impact: Green’s work has advanced the disciplines of health information sharing and analysis across the Defense Department and beyond.

The nuts and bolts: Green, the Air Force’s top physician, played a crucial role in forging a partnership between the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to create integrated electronic health records. He also worked with academia and the National Institutes of Health to promote more innovative and effective health informatics solutions.

Read more about the 2012 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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