Chief Technology Officer - Military Health and Veterans Health
Bo Dagnall is the CTO for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Military Health Administration accounts. Bo’s background is in health informatics and enterprise architecture. As a health informatician, Bo understands the unique data and information challenges in the healthcare industry. Bo has experience with clinical terminologies, information models, healthcare standards (e.g., HL7, FHIR), decision support, knowledge management and analytics. As an enterprise architect, Bo is adept at understanding the big picture and aligning the pieces for an optimal solution.
Bo has worked for DXC (EDS, HP and HPE previously) since 2003. Bo has performed several roles including architect, informatician and chief technologist. He has supported projects including electronic health record repositories, EMR/EHR systems, service oriented architecture, analytics and BI platforms, data interoperability, clinical terminologies and information models. Bo has supported the VA for over 10 years, and worked abroad for over 3 years in Australia standing up an enterprise architecture office for Queensland Health.
As the VA/MHS CTO, Bo oversees and delivers technology strategy for DXC’s VA/MHS engagements. He designs solutions, supports sales, oversees delivery of high-profile and strategic projects, defines and executes the account innovation agenda including the use of DXC's Advanced Federal Health Innovation Lab (AFHIL), engages with clients, and represents DXC in health care IT industry groups and standards development organizations.
In the larger healthcare industry and standards space, Bo supports the HL7 Architecture review Board (ArB) and provides architecture guidance to the HL7 FHIR (Fast Health Interoperability Resources) team. Bo regularly delivers presentations at industry tradeshows and events speaking on the state of healthcare IT, the use and adoption of standards, optimal solution architectures and emerging trends and technologies.