John Derr, RPH, is a Pharmacist and CEO of JD&Associates Enterprises, Inc. a company that specializes in Strategic Clinical Technology with a focus on comprehensive person centric electronic longitudinal care. He has over fifty years of top executive level experience in most facets of healthcare including positions with Squibb, Siemens, Tenet (NME), Kyocera, and MediSpan. He was the EVP of America Health Care Association from 2002–2006. Before 2014, he was SVP, CIO and CTO for Golden Living, LLC. He is and has been a member of a number of Corporate Advisory Boards and Grants providing guidance on clinical technology and medication management. He has represented LTPAC as a member of HHS HITECH Act Federal Advisory Committee on HIT Standards 2009 - 2016. He is current a member of the ONC Patient Engagement Task Force. He was the EVP of AHCA/NCAL 2002-2006. Mr. Derr is a member of AMDA and serves on the Policy Committee. Derr is on the Advisory Board of the Home Care Technology Association of America as well as the NASL and AHCA IT Committees. He is one of the three founders of the LTPAC HIT Collaborative after then Secretary of HHS Thompson in 2004 asked Derr to coordinate LTPAC HIT. Captain Derr is a retired Naval Officer of the Line and served on two VA Congressional Oversight committees: 2002-2005 Prosthetics and Special Disabilities Program and 2005 – 2008 Geriatrics Committee. He is a 1958 graduate of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and a 2006 Distinguished Purdue Alumnus.