HIMSS congratulates Xavier Becerra on his confirmation as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
HIMSS looks forward to working with Secretary Becerra and the entire department to leverage health information and technology in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic as well as in vaccination distribution and administration.
HIMSS also anticipates opportunities to collaborate with Secretary Becerra and his team at HHS on policy priorities, including:
HIMSS pledges to work with Secretary Becerra and the entire Biden Administration on our shared goals for healthcare transformation to achieve the HIMSS mission to reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology.
The HIMSS policy team works closely with the U.S. Congress, federal decision makers, state legislatures and governments, and other organizations to recommend policy, and legislative and regulatory solutions to improve health through information and technology.