The Department of Health and Human Service’ (HHS) chief technology officer (CTO), Bruce Greenstein, recently announced he is leaving his position to return to the private sector. Mr. Greenstein was recently selected as the new chief innovation and technology officer for in-home health care services company LHC Group, making the decision official.
Replacing Mr. Greenstein will be Ed Simcox, according to a statement from HHS. Mr Greenstein has been serving as the CTO for HHS since June 2017, overseeing its utilization of data and technology. During his time as CTO, Mr. Greenstein was responsible for heading a number of initiatives, noteably, a new accelerator for kidney care named KidneyX, which was done in partnership with the American Society of Nephrology. In his new position with LHC Group, he will be leading efforts to integrate technology into into-home care models.
It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. LHC Group, Inc., a health care provider, specializes in the post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States.
This was reported by Fierce Healthcare on May 22, 2018.
Contact Information: The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington DC 20201; (877) 696-6775; Website: www.hhs.gov
Contact Information: LHC Group, 901 Hugh Wallis Road, South Lafayette, Louisiana 70508; (337) 233-1307; Website: www.lhcgroup.com