Federal 100: Peter L. Levin

Peter L. Levin
Chief Technology Officer
Veterans Affairs Department

The work: Leading the development of the Blue Button personal health record initiative and other health IT systems tailored to the needs of veterans.

The impact: Levin’s ideas have improved the quality and timeliness of VA’s health care services, benefiting both the department and the veterans.

The nuts and bolts: The Blue Button initiative, which enables veterans to download their health records online, has made VA a national leader in advancing the patient’s role in managing his or her own health. Levin also came up with a system for fast tracking claims associated with exposure to Agent Orange.

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.

Featured

  • Acquisition
    network monitoring (nmedia/Shutterstock.com)

    How companies should prep for CMMC

    Defense contractors should be getting ready for the Defense Department's impending cybersecurity standard expected to be released this month.

  • Workforce
    Volcanic Tablelands Calif BLM Bishop Field Office employee. April 28, 2010

    BLM begins move out of Washington

    The decision to relocate staff could disrupt key relationships with Congress and OMB and set the stage for a dismantling of the agency, say former employees.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.