In 2008, four people stopped by my BIDMC office to chat about the future. They were Farzad Mostashari, Todd Park, Aneesh Chopra, and Peter Basch. They had a vision to change the world through technology, EHR adoption, and data liquidity. Little did I know that at the meeting, I was chatting with the future National Coordinator for HIT, the future CTO of HHS, the future CTO of the US, and an influential policy thinker at the Center for American Progress.
I couldn't be more delighted by the announcement today that Todd Park has been named the new Chief Technology Officer for the United States, replacing Aneesh Chopra. I first met Todd in 2008 at the urging of Mitch Kapor, who thought... Read Post
Friday is the last day on the job for departing national health IT coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari, who is stepping down after four years with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, including the... Read Post