Division Director, HIT Infrastructure and Innovation Office of Standards and Technology
Health and Human Services (HHS)
Chris Muir joined the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in January 2007. He has worked in state and federal government for over 20 years. Currently, Chris works within ONC’s Office of Standards and Technology as a Division Director responsible for nationwide situational awareness of HIT standards adoption and also the annual Interoperability Standards Advisory development process. Additionally, he manages ONC’s HIT innovation portfolio. Prior to this position, Chris was the Director for the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program in which ONC awarded over $500 million in grants to enable health information exchange in each state.
Previous to ONC, Chris was the Strategic Projects Manager for the State of Arizona, CIO’s Office. Chris led key information technology projects including Arizona’s health information exchange program.
Chris received an undergraduate degree in Political Science and a master’s in Public Administration from Arizona State University.