Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

The AMA is a powerful ally in patient care, giving strength to physician voices in courts and legislative bodies across the nation. The AMA is dedicated to driving medicine toward a more equitable future, removing obstacles that interfere with patient care and confronting the nation’s greatest public health crises.

Session Presenter

  David Nilasena, MD, MSPH, MS - CMS
Chief Medical Officer, Dallas Regional Office Dr. Nilasena is the Chief Medical Officer of the CMS Dallas Regional Office. He also serves as the regional lead for the agency’s Value-Based Purchasing initiatives and a lead contact for the HITECH Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. Dr. Nilasena has been the CMS lead for national quality improvement efforts in Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), Heart Failure, and Stroke. Dr. Nilasena is board certified in General Preventive Medicine/ Public Health and has Masters of Science degrees in both Public Health and Medical Informatics from the University of Utah.
Friday 25th
3:00 - 3:55