Example Track 1

The Digital Transformation of Health Care, From Combat Medicine to the CDC

Dec 04, 2019

8:35 AM - 9:05 AM

Ed Simcox

Chief Technology Officer

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Pending Agency Approval)

The scale of health IT modernization initiatives at HHS, DOD and VA has the potential to influence digital transformation of health care throughout the country. Whether it’s bringing information technology to the front lines or using electronic health records to understand health and disease (causes, prevention and treatments), these federal agencies are pushing the boundaries of IT’s potential to affect health outcomes. This keynote address will review potentially breakthrough initiatives underway at these initiatives.