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Dr. Walter G. Suarez

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Director of Health Information Te...

Local Address: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Kaiser Permanente
One Kaiser Plaza 22Nd Floor
Oakland, California 94612
United States

Company Description: The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research (DOR) conducts, publishes and disseminates epidemiologic and health services research to improve the health and medical...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MPH
  • MD
  • Master , Public Health
    Tulane University
  • M.D. degree
    Colombian School of Medicine
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The Board of Directors ratified the appointment of Jim Whicker as the Kaiser Permanente representative on the Board replacing Walter Suarez, whose expanding responsibilities with NCVHS and HITPC necessitated his resigning from the WEDI Board.
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Walter G. Suarez, MD, MPH
Executive Director
Health IT Strategy and Policy
Dr. Suarez is a physician and a public health and medical information systems specialist, and the Executive Director of Health IT Strategy and Policy for Kaiser Permanente. Before joining Kaiser, Dr. Suarez was the President and CEO of the Institute for HIPAA/HIT Education and Research.
Prior to this he was the Executive Director and CEO of the Minnesota Health Data Institute. Dr. Suarez was appointed by the Secretary of HHS to the prestigious National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) were he chairs the Sub-Committee on Standards. He is also a past member of HIT Standards Committee (HITSC) of ONC, and a co-chair of the HITSC Privacy and Security Workgroup. Dr. Suarez is an active member of several national and international standards development organizations (SDOs), including HL7, ASC X12N and ISO TC215 Health Informatics. He was also the Founding President of the Public Health Data Standards Consortium. Dr. Suarez has been the recipient of numerous regional and national awards, including the Minnesota Physician's "Most Influential Health Care Leaders" in 1997 and 1998, the WEDI 2004, 2006 and 2007 Distinguished Service Award and the first recipient of WEDI's prestigious "Andrew H. Melczer" Excellence in Volunteerism Award, in 2005.
Public Health Data Standards Consortium PHDSC - Activities
uat.phdsc.org, 2 April 2014 [cached]
Walter Suarez, President
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Moderator: Walter Suarez, MCHE
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Walter Suarez, MCHE and PHDSC
Governance of the Public Health Data Standards Consortium
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH Institute of HIPAA/HIT Education & Research President
Dr. Suarez is President and CEO of the Institute for HIPAA/HIT Education and Research, a Virginia-based health care consulting company that provides project management, technical and policy analysis and project/program evaluation services in the areas of health IT adoption, health information exchange (HIE), public health data standards, health disparities, quality measurement, health information privacy and security standards. The company also provides consulting services regarding HIPAA standards, including Transactions and Code Sets (TCS) and the National Provider Identifier (NPI). Dr. Suarez is a Founding Member of the Public Health Data Standards Consortium; a member of the Board of Directors of the Health Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP); a member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Health Information Security and Privacy Collaborative (HISPC); and a member of the Expert Panel - Privacy Domain of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT). He is also a member of the National Uniform Claims Committee and the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI).
Public Health Data Standards Consortium PHDSC - Activities
uat.phdsc.org, 26 May 2005 [cached]
Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Moderator: Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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Walter Suarez, MD, MPH President, PHDSC President and CEO, Midwest Center for HIPAA Education
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