HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf appointed to WHO group
November 6, 2019
CHICAGO – HIMSS President and CEO, Hal Wolf (pictured), has been appointed as a member of the Digital Health Technology Advisory Group (DHTAG, under the World Health Organization (WHO).
The advisory group will work with the WHO Digital Health Department, recently established to harness the power of digital health technologies to improve health on a global scale.
Hal will sit alongside a select group of candidates coming from various areas related to digital health, such as strategic approaches, areas for intervention, and governance structures for regulations and adoption of digital health solutions and products.
The advisory group will work to provide high-level global strategic advice and support to the WHO Secretariat on the organization’s digital health vision and strategy. Members will also help review the digital health frontier landscape and advise the WHO Secretariat on possible effective new areas for intervention in that subject.
Members were selected for the roster and advisory group given their global expertise and recognized outstanding record of achievements in their own field, along with an understanding of and proven interest in digital health technologies.
Members serve in an individual capacity and do not represent institutions.