Bruce D. Greenstein is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). As the CTO at HHS, Bruce provides leadership and direction to ensure that HHS effectively uses data, technology and innovation to improve the lives of the American people and the performance of the operating divisions across the Department.
Greenstein joins HHS after serving as President-West at Quartet. Quartet is a technology company improving the integration of behavioral health and physical healthcare for patients, providers, and payers. Prior to that, Greenstein ran an advisory firm that focused on the health care, government and technology markets across North America and China.
In his last government role, Greenstein held a Cabinet post with Governor Bobby Jindal as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals. As the chief of Louisiana’s largest agency, Greenstein led over 11,000 employees and a budget of over $9 billion. With a talented executive team, Greenstein led many reforms of the state’s health care system, including implementing managed care for over one million enrollees, privatizing state health care facilities, increasing the state’s adoption of health information technology, and passionately leading the Birth Outcomes Initiative.
Prior to his position as the Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals in Louisiana, Greenstein was an executive at Microsoft where he led the company’s worldwide health and human service business vertical with teams across the globe. He developed and led the worldwide go-to-market strategy and execution, as well as the development, promotion and maintenance of relationships with government and health care elites (CEOs, Ministers, and Secretaries, of health care organizations) to drive Microsoft’s value to customers in health care. Before Microsoft, Greenstein held senior positions in the federal government at the US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as in Florida state government.