Principal Architect specializing in Health Informatics Standards Architecture in Interoperability, Security, and Privacy. Primarily involved in the development and promulgation of international standards efforts since 1999. Co-chair of the HL7 Security Workgroup, appointed member of the FHIR Management Group, and part of the core FHIR editors and facilitators. Co-chair of the IHE ITI Planning Committee. Active member in the USA National initiatives to create a Nationwide Healthcare Information Network for both the Exchange architecture and the Direct Project, at the regional level with Wisconsin HIE (WISHIN), and various other country, state, and region HIE.
Organized the creation of a Security framework and procedure for GE Healthcare in 2002, re-working in 2012 using Privacy-By-Design, NIST security frameworks, and Risk Management. Industry recognized expert in security architecture including: user authentication, access controls, audit controls, digital signatures, digital certificates, de-identification, pseudonymization, federated identity, message encryption, and transport encryption. Graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering University with a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Engineering. Holds patents in the identity and workflow space. Internationally read blog Healthcare Security/Privacy
John participates in standards development in FHIR, HL7, DICOM, ISO, ASTM, IHE, OASIS, W3C, and IETF.