The most important career advice Karen DeSalvo can offer? Be open to different opportunities, and learn as much as possible so that you’re prepared when it comes knocking.
Karen DeSalvo’s time as Commissioner of Health for the City of New Orleans enabled her to see firsthand the enormous impact that actionable data can have on improving public health – a crusade she continues to this day.
For Karen DeSalvo, serving as National Health IT Coordinator offered the opportunity to “think big and do big things,” and made for an extremely memorable three years.
Karen DeSalvo started as the new National Coordinator for Healthcare IT on January 13, 2014. After my brief discussion with her, I can already tell she’s a good listener, is aware of the issues, and is passionate about using healthcare IT as a tool to improve population health. She is a cheerleader for IT, not […]