CXO Tech Forum: Federal Health IT Outlook

CXO Tech Forum: Federal Health IT Outlook

CXO Tech Forum
CXO Tech Forum
Federal Health IT Outlook
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Washington, DC

This GovernmentCIO Media & Research CXO Tech Forum brought government and industry leaders together to share current opportunities and challenges in health IT modernization. Speakers and panelists included experts from the Food and Drug Administration, Health & Human Services, the US Congress and industry.

October 19, 2017
8:30 am
Capitol View Conference Center, Washington, DC
Congressman Gerry Connolly

Session Recordings

Todd Stottlemyer, formerly CEO of the INOVA Center for Personalized Health, discusses the impact of emerging technologies on health care.

FDA CIO Todd Simpson and HHS CIO Beth Killoran, sit down with Editor-in-Chief Camille Tuutti.

Congressional Action in Federal IT: U.S. Congressman Gerry Connolly

Camille Tuutti sits down with Debbie Bucci, a lead IT architect in the Department of Health and Human Services


Debbie Bucci
Debbie Bucci
Lead IT Architect, Health and Human Services

Congressman Gerald E. “Gerry” Connolly is serving his sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s 11th District, which includes Fairfax County, Prince William County, and the City of Fairfax. Prior to his election to Congress, he served 14 years on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, including five years as Chairman. Throughout his career, protecting and growing Northern Virginia’s economy has been his top priority.

In Congress, he has played a key role in securing federal dollars for transportation improvements in Northern Virginia, including completion of the Fairfax County Parkway, widening the Prince William County Parkway, providing ongoing support for Rail to Dulles, and securing the annual federal commitment of $150 million for the regional Metro system.

Congressman Connolly is a senior member of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and serves as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations. In this role, he is responsible for shaping government-wide policy for a broad range of issues, including federal workforce and federal agency oversight, federal procurement and information policy, national drug policy, regulatory reform, the United States Postal Service, the United States Census Bureau, and the District of Columbia.

He also serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Using his extensive background in foreign policy, including as a senior staff member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, he has become a leading voice on foreign assistance reform, war powers, embassy security, and democracy promotion abroad.

Congressman Connolly co-authored the bipartisan Issa-Connolly Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), which was signed into law in 2014, and represents the first major overhaul of the federal laws governing IT management since enactment of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996. In 2016, he passed the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, which allows temporary employees of land management agencies to now be eligible for civil servant positions. He also helped pass the Telework Enhancement Act, which requires the federal government to increase the use of telework by federal employees to ensure continuity of operations by federal agencies during emergency situations, enhance recruitment of a quality federal workforce, reduce traffic congestion, and improve the region’s air quality.

Congressman Connolly received an M.A. in Public Administration from Harvard University in 1979. He received a B.A. in Literature from Maryknoll College in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

He resides in Fairfax with his wife Smitty and has a daughter Caitlin.

Beth Killoran
Beth Killoran
CIO, Health and Human Services
Todd Simpson
Todd Simpson
CIO, Food and Drug Administration
Todd Stottlemyer
Todd Stottlemyer
CEO, INOVA Center for Personalized Health