Damon Davis serves as Special Assistant in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) in the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. He joined the department in 2009.
Mr. Davis works in ONC’s Office of Consumer eHealth (OCeH) focusing on increasing consumer access to secure electronic personal health information. OCeH promotes greater Access to health information, consumers taking Action with their electronic health data toward better health outcomes, and Attitude changes on the part of providers and patients and families to promote shared decision making in a health IT enabled health care system – the three A’s of consumer engagement through health IT.
His work includes managing the Blue Button Pledge Community. The community is comprised of over 400 public, private, and non-profit organizations that have pledged to grant easy secure electronic access to personal health information through Blue Button and promote the use of Health IT to the constituents they serve. Additionally he is responsible for the consumer component of ONC’s Investing in Innovation (I2) initiative.
Mr. Davis holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Hampton University and a Masters of Business Administration from Loyola College of Maryland.
He can be reached at: Damon.Davis@HHS.gov