LIVE with Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT

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LIVE with Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT

Listen to David Blumenthal, president of The Commonwealth Fund, interview Micky Tripathi, national coordinator for health IT, on the Biden administration's agenda on information blocking, social determinants of health data,…
July 22, 2021

LIVE with Micky Tripathi, National Coordinator for Health IT


As part of Policy Spotlight, a new virtual event series from Health Affairs, The Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal welcomed Micky Tripathi, the national coordinator for health information technology (IT), to an in-depth discussion of Biden administration’s plans and priorities for health care data.

The interview was conducted on July 1, 2021.

At the Department of Health and Human Services, Micky Tripathi leads the formulation of the federal health IT strategy and coordinates federal health IT policies, standards, programs, and investments. Guest host David Blumenthal held the same post during the Obama administration from 2009 to 2011.

The discussion covered a number of topics, including information blocking, interoperability, Biden’s equity project, social determinants of health data, artificial intelligence, data privacy, and much more.

Policy Spotlights feature conversations with influential health policy experts in Washington, DC, and beyond. Interested in attending future events? Sign up for Health Affairs Today or Health Affairs Sunday Update newsletters to be the first to hear about the upcoming events.
Health Affairs is grateful to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund for their support of the “Affordable Care Act Turns 10” issue.

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