Zhan Caplan

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Zhan Caplan serves as the division director for Public Affairs and Communications at ONC. Prior to this role, Mr. Caplan supported ONC for seven years as a communications contractor on initiatives such as the Nationwide Health Information Network, the Federal Health Architecture, and the Standards and Interoperability Framework.

Mr. Caplan’s career in healthcare communications started at the American Red Cross Biomedical Services national headquarters where he worked in marketing for blood and plasma products, tissue products and clinical services. Since that time he has worked in a variety of healthcare related marketing and communications roles in non-profits, trade associations and education publishing.

He received his Bachelor’s degree in English with a Business Administration minor from Longwood College and a Master of Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.

Zhan Caplan's Latest Blog Posts

An Updated Resource about Health IT – Launching the Redesigned

Zhan Caplan | April 2, 2018

If you’re reading this blog post, then chances are that you have noticed something new about I’m pleased to introduce our new and improved website – a resource that provides visitors with an authoritative resource on all things related to health IT. When ONC originally launched in 2011, it was the primary source of information about health information technology (health IT) from the federal government. Users reported that the website met their needs for many years,

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