ACT-IAC Health COI November Meeting
Change in programming. Invited Speaker Jose Arrieta will still attend but we have a new speaker.
Featured Speaker: Oki Mek, Senior Advisor to the HHS Chief Information Officer
Join the ACT-IAC Health Community of Interest for a member meeting featuring guest speaker, Oki Mek works for the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) as the Senior Advisor to the HHS Chief Information Officer, Jose Arrieta
At the meeting, the COI will also discuss leadership roles and future work plans including possible projects proposed by members.
About the Speaker
Oki Mek works for the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) as the Senior Advisor to the HHS Chief Information Officer, Jose Arrieta. He has been in this assignment since August 2019. Prior to working in the HHS Office of the Chief Information Officer, Oki was the Chief Technology Officer for the HHS Division of Acquisition. During his time in the Acquisition Office, Oki worked on the HHS Accelerate Initiative focusing on audit logs and blockchain.
In his current role, Oki focuses on initiating and leading changes through digital transformation that aim to enhance the health and well-being of all Americans; by providing for effective health and human services and fostering sound, sustained advances in the sciences underlying medicine, public health, and social services. He focuses on strategic analysis; scalability, sustainability, feasibility, and most importantly marketability are key efforts in this new role. Oki works with the HHS CIO to champion collaboration as an essential component to innovation and serves as a conduit to improve HHS’s ability to deliver mission outcomes, provide excellent service, and effectively steward taxpayer dollars on behalf of the American people. Oki embraces the big data paradigm and continue to evolve not only to change the lives of the American people, but aim to change the world through emerging technologies. Oki ultimate goal is to build a log neural ecosystem using blockchain and automate the Authority to Operate (ATO) process for HHS.
HHS, Hubert Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20201
We hope to see you there!
ACT-IAC Health COI Leaders
Government Chair: Colonel (Retired) Bobby Saxon, Chief Technology Officer, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS)
Industry Chair: Todd Pantezzi, Vice President for Federal Health, Pespecta