HHS gets new health IT coordinator

March 31, 2017
Donald Rucker, MD, will head up the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology. The health IT ONC helps guide health information technology initiatives, such as the CMS EHR Incentive Program. Dr. Rucker was an emergency physician before serving as chief medical officer of Siemens. He currently works at Ohio State University as an adjunct professor in the biomedical informatics department.