Dr. Viet Nguyen serves as chief medical information officer at Systems Made Simple where he advises the executive board on corporate strategy and provides clinical and informatics expertise to the health solutions directorate and operations.
Initially as a fellow and then as a contractor, he has worked with the Veterans Administration to standardize clinical terminology and promote interoperability since 2002.
He is currently the lead terminologist for VA’s standards and terminology services sustainment contract, in which Systems Made Simple is the prime contractor.
Nguyen graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a BS in Bioengineering and earned his medical doctorate degree from the University of Utah.
He completed his internal medicine and pediatrics residencies at the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center.
Following a year as a chief pediatric resident at Cincinnati Children’s, Nguyen completed a year of medical informatics training at the University of Utah.