Medical Director, Meaningful Use
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
330 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20201
Kevin L. Larsen, MD, FACP, is medical director of Meaningful Use at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He leads ONC's work on quality policy, measurement, and improvement, including clinical decision support and registries. He serves on a number of U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and national groups coordinating measure policy and measure sets. Prior to working for the federal government, Dr. Larsen was chief medical informatics officer and associate medical director at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is an associate professor of medicine at the University of Minnesota. His research includes health care financing for people living in poverty, computer systems to support clinical decision making, and health literacy. In Minneapolis, Dr. Larsen was also the medical director for the Center for Urban Health, a hospital-community collaboration to eliminate health disparities.