Hunt Blair is Deputy Commissioner of Health Reform in the Department of Vermont Health Access (VT Medicaid) and the State HIT Coordinator. The Division ensures implementation of the digital Health Services Enterprise infrastructure supporting delivery system, payment, and other state health reform initiatives. Hunt is active in the national HIT-HIE community, serving on the ONC HIT Policy Committee Information Exchange Workgroup, the IOM Digital Learning Collaborative, and the Markle Connecting for Health Steering Group, and co-chairs the Statewide HIE Coalition. Previously, Hunt served as Vermont Director of Public Policy at Bi-State Primary Care Association, Deputy Director of the VT Health Care Association, and as a licensed nursing home administrator. The New England Rural Health Roundtable awarded Hunt its Leadership Award in 2008 for his work on Vermont health reform. He received an A.B. in Semiotics from Brown University in 1983 and has been conducting post-structural analysis “deconstructing” healthcare systems ever since.