Dr. Karen DeSalvo
National Coordinator, Health and Information Technology
A physician by training, Dr. DeSalvo is leading the charge for health IT interoperability and adoption of technology in a meaningful manner so critically needed to ensure care coordination of patient populations.
Before joining the Obama administration, DeSalvo was health commissioner for the City of New Orleans, and New Orleans Mayor Mitchell Landrieu’s senior health policy advisor.
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