From the ONC Desk

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Behind the Scenes of ONC’S Operations Office

Adrienne Kimble | February 16, 2023

ONC’s office of the chief operating officer, under the direction of Chief Operating Officer Lisa Lewis Person, is responsible for a wide range of diverse, key strategic and day-to-day functions that support ONC’s policy and technical work. This month, the ONC Staff Profile series highlights the work of ONC’s two deputy chief operating officers. Adrienne Kimble provides oversight and strategic direction related to legislative affairs, cybersecurity enterprise and architecture, data and reporting, system operations, space management and performance monitoring.

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ONC Staff Profiles – Malikah “Mikki” Smith 

Mikki Smith | September 2, 2022

How does your division/office fit into ONC?
Cybersecurity is a critical component to create trust for the ongoing use and advancement of information technology. As part of ONC’s Cybersecurity and Enterprise Architecture Division (CEAD), I lead a team that works to provide cybersecurity and enterprise architecture management functions in an integrated and holistic approach across ONC to ensure and facilitate informed IT Capital Planning and investments, enterprise risk posture & management and coordinated Health IT cyber/privacy support.

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ONC Staff Profiles – Carmen Smiley

ONC | June 7, 2022

The Office of the National Coordinator is launching a new blog series featuring ONC staff called Inside ONC. Inside ONC will highlight an inclusive landscape of ONC staff members, a variety of positions, and the diverse backgrounds of those working within ONC. 

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Changing the Face of Healthcare – “Be the Change”

Lisa Lewis Person | February 23, 2022

As we think about healthcare during Black History Month, we should ask ourselves how we can do more to ensure that diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) remain at the forefront of our efforts. At the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), we work every day to “be the change” that we believe in—both internally and externally. Our internal efforts include a focus on minority recruiting and standing up a DEIA committee comprising leadership and staff.

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