John Mattison, MD
John Mattison, MD practiced clinical medicine in many specialties (internal medicine, critical care, trauma medicine, hyperbaric medicine, primary care, and preventive medicine) prior to becoming the Chief Health Information Officer and Assistant Medical Director at Kaiser Permanente’s largest region, SCAL. He led the largest electronic health record initiative in the US, and founded the international XML standard for healthcare interoperability. He is an active contributor to global research initiatives in both genomics and most recently, neuroscience. He chairs the eHealth Workgroup of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH), co-leads the national KP virtual care workgroup with oversight of telemedicine, virtual care and remote monitoring, and is a member of the National KP Precision Medicine Advisory Board. He consults, keynotes, and gives workshops globally on numerous topics in healthcare, IT, and health policy and mentors scores of digital health startups. He was a founding board member of the Kaiser Permanente Innovation Board. He has published numerous papers, book chapters (on numerous exponential technologies, innovation, and health policy) and is co-editor of the most current textbook on Health IT. His work has resulted in various national awards and has been cited in WSJ, Forbes, and elsewhere. He is an active innovator in genomics, AI, big data analytics, IOT, blockchain, bioinformatics, mobile healthcare, regulatory policy, telemedicine, privacy, ethics in precision medicine, and is involved in several global not-for-profit initiatives for health and internet access. He is a board member of numerous not-for-profit boards dedicated to improving health, wellness, and resilience of diverse communities, especially for early childhood. He is passionate about using modern technology to restore ancient wisdom and creating a ‘behavioral symphony for wellness’. He is faculty at Singularity University and lectures frequently at numerous universities globally, and is a consultant to the X-Prize.