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Chopra returns to consulting firm

Former Federal Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra is returning to the Advisory Board Co., a health care research and consulting firm where he worked before his government service, the company announced.

Chopra left the White House on Feb. 8. His new title is senior adviser for health care technology strategy for the Advisory Board. He will be consulting with hospitals on technology and data issues, and contribute to the Advisory Board’s business development and strategic planning.

Chopra previously was a managing director for the Advisory Board, prior to became Secretary of Technology for Virginia. He was appointed as the first Federal CTO by President Barack Obama in 2009.

"I am excited to return to The Advisory Board Company, where I spent close to a decade of my career," Chopra said in a statement released by the company. "The firm has always been dedicated to identifying and disseminating best practice research, and I am thrilled about how the Advisory Board has grown to offer best-in-class technology products. This combination of research-driven insights and innovative software is creating groundbreaking change in the health care industry by equipping members to capitalize on the power of technology to improve health outcomes while reducing costs."



Posted on Feb 22, 2012 at 12:56 PM


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