Daniel Vreeman is a physical therapist, biomedical informatician, and expert in health data standards and interoperability. His work aims to create a global health ecosystem where data is available with open standards that unlock the potential for information systems and applications to improve health decision-making and care.
Dr. Vreeman joined RTI in 2019. Previously, he was the Director, LOINC and Health Data Standards with the Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the inaugural Regenstrief–McDonald Scholar in Data Standards at the Indiana University School of Medicine. In those roles, he led the development of LOINC, an open vocabulary standard for health measurements, observations and documents that is now used in more than 175 countries.
Dr. Vreeman is an internationally renowned leader in health data standards. He has led data standards projects supported by federal and other clients, including the National Library of Medicine, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Food and Drug Administration, and more. He has published numerous scientific papers, guides and articles, and has presented over 200 invited lectures worldwide. He is the author of the book LOINC Essentials: A step-by-step guide for getting your local codes mapped to LOINC and has taught biomedical informatics in academic settings and many other forums. His innovative work has been recognized through notable awards, including being elected as fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, the Technology and Innovation Award from the American Physical Therapy Association Health Policy and Administration Section.