Biden Administration Appoints Micky Tripathi New ONC National Coordinator for Health IT
– The Biden administration has Micky Tripathi the new National Coordinator for Health IT, succeeding Don Rucker, M.D. who held the post since April 2017.
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is the
principal entity charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement
and use the most advanced health information technology and electronic exchange
of health information. As National Coordinator, Tripathi will be at the
forefront of the new administration’s efforts, the
adoption of health information technology, and the promotion of a nationwide
health information exchange to improve healthcare.
most recently served as Chief Alliance Officer of Boston-based , where he was responsible for developing
strategic partnerships between Arcadia and other innovative companies
to further accelerate the use of advanced technology to improve healthcare.
– Prior to
Arcadia, Tripathi had been the President and Chief Executive Officer of the
Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), a non-profit health IT advisory
and clinical data analytics company.
MAeHC was formed in 2005 to improve the quality, safety, and
cost-effectiveness of healthcare, focusing on the use of healthcare technology
to make critical patient medical information available immediately at the point