Building a better public healthcare system

An interview with Change Healthcare's Arien Malec about public health, EHRs and building a better system.

About the expert

Arien Malec is senior vice president, clinical engineering at Change Healthcare, where he has responsibility for the clinical system that power large scale decision support, clinical integration and retrieval for care coordination, value-based care and improved care decisions. Malec is also member of the HIT Advisory Committee, the Federal advisory committee that advises the National Coordinator on policy and standards for health IT and interoperability. He was past co-chair of the HIT Standards Committee, co-creator of the CommonWell Health Alliance, founding member of the Argonaut Project and was past coordinator for the Standards and Interoperability Framework and the Direct Project for the Office of the National Coordinator. He has extensive experience in software engineering, product management, standards, interoperability, and clinical informatics across a broad range of the health care and life sciences sectors.