Having been appointed by President Trump. Secretary Shulkin previously served as Under Secretary for Health, having been appointed by President Obama and confirmed twice unanimously by the US Senate.
As Secretary, Dr. Shulkin represented the 21 million American veterans and was responsible for the nation’s largest integrated health care system with over 1,200 sites of care, serving over 9 million Veterans.
Prior to coming to VA, Secretary Shulkin was a widely respected healthcare executive having served as chief executive of leading hospitals and health systems including Beth Israel in New York City and Morristown Medical Center in Northern NJ. As an entrepreneur, Secretary Shulkin founded and served as the Chairman and CEO of DoctorQuality and has served on boards of managed care companies, technology companies, and health care organizations.
Secretary Shulkin is the University of Pennsylvania Leonard Davis Institute Distinguished Health Policy Fellow and Professor at the Jefferson University College of Population Health. He is a board-certified internist and received advanced training in outcomes research and economics as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Over his career Secretary Shulkin has been named, “One Hundred Most Influential People in American Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. For more information visit www.shulkinsolutions.com
Kais Aldahshan is a seasoned Radiology clinician and a health IT expert with more than 20 years of experience in the design, implementation, project management and sustainment of complex healthcare IT systems.
Mr. Aldahshan had served as an Advisor to public health leaders around the world on e-health strategy and operation. Kais is known for successfully leading large EHR projects internationally. Previously, Mr. Aldahshan served as Principal Director at Booz Allen Hamilton where he worked on technology-based projects for the US Department of Veterans Affairs, US Department of Defense and the US Defense Intelligence Agency.
Having led one of the largest HIMSS analytics certification programs outside of the United States, Mr. Aldahshan is a subject matter expert in clinical process optimization and EHR modernization.
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