Robert joined Central Ohio Primary Care in November of 2001 as the Lead IT Administrator. In 2005, Robert became the EHR Project Manager. His primary responsibility was to implement an organization wide conversion from a paper based system to an electronic health record system. In 2008, Rob became the Director of Health Informatics. Robert’s additional responsibilities included facilitating a strategic healthcare presence at regional, state and national levels for Central Ohio Primary Care. Robert served on the Board of Directors for Central Ohio Health Information Exchange. Additionally, Robert is the Co-chair of the eRx Quality Improvement Committee and the EPCS (Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances) Committee with the Ohio Health Information Partnership. The focus of these committees is to promote electronic prescribing quality and facilitate e-prescription of controlled substances in the State of Ohio. Robert is also involved at the national level with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) – chairing two committees on Meaningful Use interpretation and education as well as currently serving as chair of the ONC Meaningful Use Community of Practice Advisory Board. Currently Robert is actively involved with the implementation of Population Health for COPCP and facilitating the achievement of current and upcoming quality initiatives for the physicians of Central Ohio Primary Care.