Executive Biographies

 

Neil C. Evans, MDNeil C. Evans, MD

  • Chief Officer
  • Office of Connected Care
  • Veterans Health Administration
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Neil C. Evans, M.D. is the Chief Officer for the Office of Connected Care in the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Clinical Informatics. In addition to his executive leadership role in Clinical Informatics within VHA, Dr. Evans is an active clinician, managing a panel of patients in the Primary Care clinic at the Washington, D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC).

Under Dr. Evans’ leadership, the Office of Connected Care is dedicated to improving services to Veterans, their families and Caregivers by increasing access, fostering continuity and promoting patient empowerment through digital health technologies. The Office of Connected Care manages VA expansive telehealth program, VA’s patient portal, My HealtheVet, the VA Mobile program, and VHA’s Innovation initiatives.

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Kathleen L. Frisbee, MPH, PhDcKathleen L. Frisbee, PhD, MPH

  • Executive Director, Connected Health
  • Office of Connected Care
  • Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Kathleen L. Frisbee, PhD, MPH is the Director of Connected Health, aligned under the Office of Connected Care in the Veterans Health Administration within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The Connected Health portfolio is comprised of My HealtheVet, VA Mobile Health and the VHA Innovation Program. Dr. Frisbee is part of a leadership team charged with the effort to improve services to Veterans, their families and Caregivers by increasing access, fostering continuity and promoting patient empowerment through electronic health technologies.

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Shawn HardenbrookShawn Hardenbrook, MSW

  • Director, Web and Mobile Solutions (WMS)
  • Office of Connected Care
  • Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Shawn Hardenbrook, MSW is the Director of Web and Mobile Solutions (WMS), aligned under the Office of Connected Care, in the Veterans Health Administration within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He is responsible for overseeing the development of mobile solutions, including applications (apps) and mobile-optimized Web sites, to assist Veterans, Caregivers and VA care teams in addressing a range of health, management and administrative needs. Prior to his current role, he served as WMS’s technical lead.

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