Health 2.0 Announces Featured Speaker, Don Rucker, for Fall Conference

05:52 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Health 2.0 is pleased to announce that Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be a featured speaker at the 11th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference on October 1-4, 2017 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Every year Health 2.0 hosts over 2,000 entrepreneurs, health industry leaders, physicians, and patients to showcase the very latest in health technology. Keynote speakers include Aneesh Chopra of NavHealth, David Brailer of Health Evolution Partners, Sandra Hernandez of California Health Care Foundation, and Daniel Kraft of Exponential Medicine.

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 US.

Don Rucker will join the agenda on Tuesday, October 3rd for a fireside chat interview with Health 2.0 Co-Chairman Matthew Holt, and as a panelist on the session Tools for Interoperability where he 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.

More information about Health 2.0's 11th Annual Fall Conference can be found here.

About Health 2.0

Health 2.0 is the premiere showcase and catalyst for the advancement of new health technologies. Through a global series of conferences, thought leadership roundtables, developer competitions, pilot programs, and leading market intelligence, Health 2.0 drives the innovation and collaboration necessary to transform health and health care.

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