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On September 1, we explored the next steps towards an interoperable health care system through an interactive virtual "fishbowl" discussion with the National Coordinator for Health IT, Micky Tripathi. The discussion was moderated by Alix Goss, Vice President and Senior Consultant, Imprado, with Cambia Grove's 2021 Innovator Fellows leading the conversation with their questions about how we leverage data to move our health care system forward.
BIO: Alexandra (Alix) Goss
Vice President and Senior Consultant , Imprado, the consulting group within DynaVet Solutions
Throughout Alix Goss’s career she has led game-changing initiatives with enthusiasm and integrity to strengthen organizations, public policy and national standards to achieve healthier and more productive people. Her leadership roles include developing national health care standards, implementing and complying with federal and state regulations, and aligning business strategies, systems integration and operations management in both private and public sectors of health care.
In addition to client projects, Alix currently serves as an Executive Steering Committee member and the Directory, Versioning, and Scale Tiger Team co-lead of The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) FHIR at Scale Taskforce (FAST) and supports workforce development through masters’ level guest lectures and advisory board roles.
Alix served two four-year terms as a member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS). NCVHS is the statutory public advisory body on health data, statistics, privacy, and national health information policy. Her roles included co-chair of its Standards Subcommittee and its Review Committee focused on Administrative Simplification provisions of HIPAA and the Affordable Care Act.
BIO: Micky Tripathi, PhD, MPP
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.