Allen is currently the COO of a medium HIT organization providing strategic and operational leadership for business development. Prior to this, Allen worked at The Office of the National Coordinator providing strategic policy planning for the EHR Incentive Program and outreach and coordination in support of federal grantees. Allen has also worked with local health officials in Maryland to analyze emergency department usage data and identify gaps in preventative care objectives. Allen has spent time consulting on various projects including India’s first emergency response system and providing support for their expansion across larger rural regions of the country. Allen started his career in healthcare at Healthwise where he helped clients integrate patient educational material and resources into EHRs, PHR, and web portals. Allen received his M.P.H. and M.B.A. from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public and the Carey Business School.