Executive Biographies

 

Neil C. Evans, MDNeil C. Evans, MD

  • Chief Officer
  • Office of Connected Care
  • Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Associate Chief of Staff for Informatics
  • Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center

Neil C. Evans, MD is the Chief Officer for the Office of Connected Care in the Veterans Health Administration within the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as a board-certified, practicing primary care internist at the Washington, D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Prior to his current role, Dr. Evans served as a Co-Director of VA Connected Health.

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 brings together VA Telehealth Services and the Connected Health portfolio (comprised of My HealtheVet, VA Mobile Health and the VHA Innovation Program) to align VA health IT solutions under one umbrella to better meet the diverse needs of Veterans.

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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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