Dr. John Mattison
Dr. Mattison joined the Southern California region of Kaiser Permanente in 1989, and was appointed as Assistant Medical Director and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). He directed the largest and first deployment of KP HealthConnect, Kaiser-Permanente’s revolutionary program to improve the quality and safety of healthcare through the use of information technology.
He has dedicated his more recent career to transforming care delivery with information technology, through convergence of data liquidity through HIE, big data analytics, advanced decision support, multi-omics, personalized consumer-directed healthcare, mobile, social, behavioral economics, predictive modeling, health mentor avatars, visualization tools and user interfaces. He has published in a variety of disciplines, teaches at various universities on these topics, including the Future Med section at Singularity University, where he is a course coordinator, in addition to health policy and leadership courses at UCSD, and delivers keynote addresses at numerous national and international conferences.
He has also testified before various federal agencies on Health IT policy including issues related to privacy and security, and he is a member of the California State Privacy Steering Committee, and has served on the California State HIE Policy Board for Cal eConnect. John hosts an annual international conference on Mobile Health Applications in Toronto and is on the board of the Open mHealth initiative, which has introduced an open source framework for sense-making in mobile health apps.
John began his medical career at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and Scripps Clinic, where he practiced in many clinical settings including primary care, preventive medicine, emergency services, critical care, hyperbaric medicine, trauma and helicopter medicine.