G2X TAKE: Lauren Thompson, who has been responsible for DOD/VA interagency initiatives to advance interoperability across the agencies and with community providers in the private sector, and who has led collaborative efforts to align DOD and VA interests and initiatives with health agencies across the Federal Government and industry standards development organizations has announced a move to the private sector. Specific details have not been shared at this time.
In announcing the move Lauren posted: “I am excited to share that in a few months I will be transitioning from government service back to the private sector. The last ten years, first at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and then as Director of the DoD/VA Interagency Program Office and Director, Interoperability at the Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Program Office have been among the highlights of my career…” See the full post here.
Lauren was recently recognized as being among the FedHealthIT100 Hall of Fame Inductees, an exceptional group of individuals that has distinguished themselves time and again as winners of the FedHealthIT100 Awards for the impact they are making within the Federal Health community and in support of Federal Health missions. More here.
Prior roles include:
Director, Interoperability (FEHRM)/Director, DoD/VA Interagency Program Office – Federal Electronic Health Record Modernization Office
Director, Initiatives and Coordination/Director, Standards Division – Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS
Director, Federal Health Architecture – Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS