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Robert Wah
Robert Wah
Global Chief Medical Officer
LOCATION: Falls Church, VA

Dr. Robert Wah is CSC’s Global Chief Medical Officer and former President of the American Medical Association. He served more than 23 years on Active Duty in the Navy and was the Associate CIO for the Military Health System where he led the requirements team of over 100 physicians, nurses, pharmacists and managed the portfolio of over $900,000,000 annual spend on Health IT tools covering 520 clinics and hospitals worldwide for 10 million patients.

At HHS, Dr. Wah served as the first Deputy National Coordinator for Health IT. He set up the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT) and was Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Wah was vice chairman of the Navy's largest Ob/Gyn department with more than 200,000 patient visits and 4000 annual deliveries and has served on the faculties of Harvard Medical School, University of California, San Diego and the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

He also serves on the Board of Directors for the McKnight Brain Research Foundation and the American Telemedicine Association. Dr. Wah did his training at National Naval Medical Center Bethesda and Harvard Medical School and holds two board certifications. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Dr. Wah currently sees patients, does surgery and trains residents and fellows at the NIH (National Institutes of Health) and Walter Reed National Medical Center at Bethesda, Maryland.

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HIMSS17

Visit us at HIMSS17 CSC booth 2773.

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NHS Trafford Co-Ordination Centre - A New Model

NHS Trafford Co-Ordination Centre - A New Model

Healthcare: IT as a Competitive Necessity

A recent survey of digital and business strategy conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by CSC found that healthcare organizations are moving aggressively to adopt digital technologies.

Digital Health: The Next 10 Years

As healthcare begins to shift its focus from episodic, late-disease management, to a long-term health partnership with patients, new models of care will need new models of technology.

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