Meet Don Rucker MD – The New NCHIT for the US-HHS

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National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

[By staff reporters]

We are pleased to announce that Don Rucker has been named the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Dr. Rucker, a physician leader with national clinical informatics success, has 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 [CPOE] module that won the 2003 HIMSS Nicholas Davies Award as the best hospital computer system in the US.


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2 Responses

  1. Don Rucker MD

    Congrats Don and best wishes. You will need it!

    Simon DO


  2. MEETING – In the wrong direction?

    21st Century Cures Act Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Kick-Off Meeting

    On Monday, July 24, 2017:

    Dr. David Marcinko MBA


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