Commencement Ceremony Speaker
John D’Amore, MS ‘11
President, More Informatics, Inc.
Founder and President of Diameter Health (acquired by Availity, August 2022)
John D’Amore is a thought leader and successful entrepreneur in the fields of informatics, standards, and health information technology. He is currently President of More Informatics, a company working on standards development and health IT initiatives. Previously, he was the Founder and President of Diameter Health. Diameter Health empowers organizations to deliver better healthcare through better data. Specifically, its API-based technology automates clinical data integration, normalization, & enrichment to national standards. As Founder, John wrote the original code and grew the company from inception to large contracts with national health plans, over 100 employees and $30 million in raised venture capital. Diameter Health was acquired by Availity in August 2022.
John received his Master’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Biomedical Informatics in 2011. During his graduate training, John lived in Texas while working at Memorial Hermann as its Director of Decision Support and subsequently at Allscripts as Vice President of Enterprise Performance Management. John previously attended Harvard University receiving an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and currently resides in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
His research, which began as part of his M.S. research at UTHealth Houston SBMI, has been cited in federal regulations to promote health information technology adoption, namely the “Meaningful Use” program. His contributions include profiling the issues of data quality issues among electronic health records that impede interoperability and the opportunity to improve patient outcomes and population health through quality measurement and predictive analytics. He led an industry research collaborative through the Veterans Administration to document interoperability challenges, which won the Most Distinguished Paper award at the 2018 American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Symposium. He received a Volunteer of the Year award in 2021 from HL7. In addition, John serves as technical advisor and editor to organizations (ONC, NCQA, HL7) affecting clinical data exchange and quality measures nationally and is an adjunct professor at Boston University in their informatics program.
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