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Data Sharing and Collaboration Drive Mission Success

In this Deep Dive, read how VA and HHS are working together in the effort to create a shared data language to improve patient care. With so many different systems collecting and analyzing information, the ability for agencies to share and collaborate becomes increasingly important.

Find out how:

  • Leaders are boosting data sharing among private and public sectors.
  • ONC is creating ways to share health information more easily.
  • Future interagency collaboration will be assessed.
  • The White House is strategizing to balance data privacy and collaboration.

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      Table of Contents

      Inside Efforts at VA, DOD for Enhanced Data Sharing in Health Care

      Work across agencies are improving new tech and eyeing joint health information exchanges that make data more interoperable and transparent.


      White House Aims to Balance Data Accessibility and Sharing

      The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s “National Strategy to Advance Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing and Analytics” lays out the administration’s guidance on balancing data security and accessibility.


      Sharing and Collaboration Are the Future of Interagency Cooperation

      Agencies can balance security and accessibility while sharing information across offices.
      Winston Chang, CTO, Public Global Sector, Snowflake


      ONC is Creating New Frameworks, Standards to Improve Data Sharing

      New frameworks and data standards are creating an interoperability baseline across the health care landscape.

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      Xavier Becerra
      Xavier Becerra
      Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
      Winston Chang
      Winston Chang
      CTO, Global Public Sector, Snowflake

      Micky Tripathi is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he leads the formulation of the federal health IT strategy and coordinates federal health IT policies, standards, programs, and investments. 

      Mr. Tripathi has over 20 years of experience across the health IT landscape. He most recently served as Chief Alliance Officer for Arcadia, a health care data and software company focused on population health management and value-based care, the project manager of the Argonaut Project, an industry collaboration to accelerate the adoption of FHIR, and a board member of HL7, the Sequoia Project, the CommonWell Health Alliance, and the CARIN Alliance.

      Mr. Tripathi served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company. He was also the founding President and CEO of the Indiana Health Information Exchange, a statewide HIE partnered with the Regenstrief Institute, an Executive Advisor to investment firm LRVHealth, and a Fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

      He holds a PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University, and an AB in political science from Vassar College. Prior to receiving his PhD, he was a Presidential Management Fellow and a senior operations research analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Washington, DC, for which he received the Secretary of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Medal.

      National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS
      Cindy Pan
      Cindy Pan
      Program Manager, Veterans Health Information Exchange Program Office, VA
      Jodie Trafton
      Jodie Trafton
      Director, Program Evaluation and Resource Center, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, VA
      Rachel Wiebe
      Rachel Wiebe
      Management and Program Analyst, JLV Office of Health Informatics/Health Solutions Management, VA


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