Michael Marchant has spent the last 20+ years working in Healthcare IT in roles with technology vendors, provider organizations and government. His expertise in the area of data integration has been built in connecting systems in a myriad of standard and non-standard ways throughout his career. Michael was a member of the HIMSS Interoperability and HIE Committee and currently serves on the BlockChain Task Force helping HIMSS establish direction and messaging for HIMSS members and leadership. His current role as HIE and Integration Director for UC Davis Health keeps him solving the day to day interoperability problems for a leading academic healthcare organization. Michael is actively working to leverage technology to connect patients and their health information through his work on projects at UCDavis Health and in the community to integrate data supporting precision medicine (genomics), connect to mobile health applications (ie Smart on FHIR/Apple Health) and develop solutions for the organization to better utilize the foundational data found in its EHR.