MedCity News January 21, 2021
Anuja Vaidya

Dr. Micky Tripathi will lead the ONC as the new national coordinator for health information technology, while agency veterans Liz Richter and Norris Cochranwill serve as interim leaders for CMS and HHS, respectively.

A slew of leadership appointments at federal agencies marked Joe Biden’s first official day as president.

The Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology all gained new leadership — though the only permanent appointment is the new head of the ONC.

Dr. Micky Tripathi is the national coordinator for health information technology, according to the HHS website. Liz Richter has taken over as acting administrator for CMS, and Norris Cochran as acting...

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