“HHS is focused on the need to share electronic health records to gain insight into how to assist the mission of HHS to enhance the health and well being of all Americans,” according to Oki Mek. In this edition of Keeping IT Brief, he digs into how this can happen effectively in a large agency like HHS.
About Oki Mek
As the Senior Advisor to HHS CIO, Oki Mek’s focus is on initiating and leading changes through digital transformation that aims to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans; by providing for effective health and human services and by fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services. He also works on strategic analysis; scalability, sustainability, feasibility, and most importantly marketability. Champion collaboration as an essential component to innovation and serve as a conduit to improve HHS ability to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people. He embraces the big data paradigm shift and continues to evolve not only to change the lives of the American people, but aim to change the world through emerging technologies.