Council Briefing with HHS Chief Technology Officer Todd Park, presented at the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference

October 28, 2011 at 8:30 a.m.
October 28, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.
601 Commerce St. Nashville, TN

Registration for this event is now closed. Contact the Council with questions at (615) 743-3140 or

8.00 a.m. – 8.30 a.m.  Registration & Networking
8.30 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.  Breakfast and Remarks

Todd Park, the nation’s first-ever chief technology officer, will brief Council executives and special guests on a national vision for harnessing data, technology and innovation to improve health and welfare. An entrepreneur who at age 24 co-founded successful HIT company athenahealth, Mr. Park was tapped in 2009 by President Obama to lay out a national HIT framework to promote openness and foster innovation, and implement this strategy as a compliment to broad health reform efforts.

Registration Deadline is October 24.

About Todd Park
Todd Park has served as HHS’s Chief Technology Officer since August 2009. In this role, his mission is to be a change agent and entrepreneur-in-residence, helping HHS harness the power of data, technology and innovation to improve the health of the nation.

Prior to joining HHS, Mr. Park co-founded athenahealth and co-led its development into one of the most innovative health IT companies in the industry. He also cofounded Castlight, a web-based health care shopping service for consumers. Mr. Park has also served in a volunteer capacity as a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, where he focused on health IT and health reform policy, and as senior health care advisor to Ashoka, a leading global incubator of social entrepreneurs, where he helped start Healthpoint Services, a venture to bring affordable telehealth, drugs, diagnostics and clean water to rural India.

Mr. Park graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College with an A.B. in economics.

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About the Vanderbilt Health Care Conference
VHCC is the preeminent MBA Health Care Conference. In its fourth year, VHCC brings top MBA students, health care professionals, companies and speakers together to share ideas. The event is held in an incubator for health care innovation – Nashville, Tennessee – and hosted by Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management – the nation’s number 1 Health Care MBA and member of the 10 university Business School Alliance for Healthcare Management. Learn more at

Cancellation Policy: There will be no refund for cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to Council/Leadership Health Care events.

Registration for this event is limited to Nashville Health Care Council members. To learn more about membership, please contact Caleb Graves, Director of Membership Services, at or (615) 743-3143.