Jason D Ormsby
NHS Educator Track
Department of Health Systems Administration
229 St Mary's Hall
Jason D. Ormsby, PhD, MBA, MHSA is Senior Vice President for Atlas Research, Chair of their Health Quality and Information Technology Group and Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Systems Administration, School of Nursing and Health Studies, at Georgetown University. He has recognized expertise in health care quality measurement, quality improvement, accreditation, certification, patient safety and value-based purchasing. Dr. Ormsby has also focused on the linkages between health care quality and information technology, as well as access and racial/ethnic/socioeconomic disparities. He is a voice in national health policy with an extensive background of influencing and developing legislation.
Dr. Ormsby began his career in health care administration at Mayo Clinic, where he focused on the implementation and meaningful use of electronic health care records and other technologies. After winning the prestigious David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship, Dr. Ormsby moved to Washington, D.C., and served as professional staff for the U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, working on numerous Medicare quality and payment issues under Chairman Bill Thomas. From the Committee, he became the Policy Director for the Alliance for Health Reform, an organization led by Senators Bill Frist and Jay Rockefeller, which provides health policy information for Congressional and Administration staff. Immediately prior to Atlas Research, Dr. Ormsby handled federal relations for The Joint Commission, again focusing on the areas of health care quality, patient safety, value-based purchasing and information technology.
Dr. Ormsby holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Public Administration and Health Policy from The George Washington University, and a Masters degree in Business Administration and Health Services Administration from Arizona State University. He serves on the Board of the David A. Winston Fellowship, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and American Society for Public Administration.