Nitin is a reputed Healthcare IT expert, an ex-IBMer, and a serial entrepreneur. He brings over 18 years of experience in driving change in the US healthcare industry, bringing solutions to deliver better patient care, and enabling interoperability among healthcare networks. Early in his career at Healtheon, Jim Clark (founder of Netscape) inspired him to solve difficult healthcare problems using technology. Since then, Nitin has worked both as an executive and an architect on a variety of complex problems laying the foundation to improve healthcare systems and processes. Among several, two key innovations he was a proud founding architect are a) IBM Watson for Healthcare, and 2) First-of-a-kind web-based EMR for Utah and Alaska Department of Corrections.
Nitin is actively engaged in healthcare interoperability issues and has authored and contributed to the development of national health IT standards. He has consulted for leading US public sector agencies including ONC, CMS, CDC, SSA and VA, has pioneered the use of health information exchange and founded 2 startups. Nitin received his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Business and Master of Science in MIS from University of Arizona.