Keynote – John Halamka

John D. Halamka, MD, MS, is a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,  Chairman of the New England Healthcare Exchange Network (NEHEN),  co-Chair of the national HIT Standards Committee,  a member of the Massachusetts State HIT Council, and a practicing Emergency Physician.

As Chief Information Officer of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, he is responsible for all clinical, financial, administrative and academic information technology serving 3000 doctors, 14000 employees and two million patients.

As Chairman of NEHEN he oversees administrative data exchange in Eastern Massachusetts. As co-Chair of the HIT Standards Committee he facilitates the process of electronic standards harmonization among stakeholders nationwide.