Health Information Technology Portfolio
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
540 Gaither Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Jon White, MD, directs the Health Information Technology (Health IT) Portfolio at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Dr. White sets the programmatic direction of AHRQ's Health IT projects, and leads a team of diverse and skilled individuals. Under his leadership, AHRQ programs have fueled and informed the tremendous expansion of health IT to improve health care quality. He is also a leading contributor to AHRQ's other key initiatives and is an active partner to health IT programs across the federal government, including the Office of the National Coordinator, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the Veteran's Health Administration. Dr. White has implemented provisions of a number of major federal health care initiatives during his service at AHRQ. He participates in several national initiatives to improve the quality of American health care. Dr. White trained in family medicine at the University of Virginia and Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania. He is a recipient of the national AAFP Award for Excellence in Graduate Education.