June 28, 2017Dr. Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), will be a featured speaker and a panelist at the upcoming Health 2.0 11th Annual Fall Conference, Oct. 1-4, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.

Dr. Rucker, a physician leader with national clinical informatics success, was recently named the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. With a strong scientific, computational and practical background in medical computing and decision sciences, he was a co-developer of the first Microsoft Windows based electronic medical record in the world. Additionally, Dr. Rucker was a designer of the computerized physician order entry module that won the 2003 HIMSS Nicholas Davies Award as the best hospital computer system in the United States.

Don Rucker will participate in a Fireside Chat interview with Health 2.0 Co-Chair Matthew Holt and as a panelist on Interoperability Revisited, both on Tuesday, Oct. 3. In both sessions, Dr. Rucker will discuss the ONC’s interoperability initiatives and share the progress at HHS to strengthen the foundation of health IT by improving data exchange and integration.

Register for the Health 2.0 Fall Conference today!