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John Fleming M.D.

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John Fleming, M.D., serves as ONC’s deputy assistant secretary for health technology reform. Prior to serving at ONC, Dr. Fleming served as a representative from Louisiana’s 4thcongressional district from 2009-2017.

Dr. Fleming is an early adopter and supporter of health IT, having implemented an electronic health record in his Minden, LA practice in 1997. His public career also includes medical service in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Fleming was the 2007 Louisiana Family Practice Physician of the Year.

Dr. Fleming earned his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Mississippi, and his M.D. at the University of Mississippi.

John Fleming M.D.'s Latest Blog Posts

Usability is Key to Unlocking Health IT’s Full Potential

John Fleming M.D. | October 2, 2017

This week is National Health IT Week, a nationwide celebration of the value of health information technology (health IT). To kick things off, I wanted to take some time to talk about one of my main areas of focus. Since I joined the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), I have spent a lot of my time gaining insight about the challenges facing our healthcare system as it relates to health IT.

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