Dr. Kawecki is the Chief Health Informatics Officer for the VA Connecticut Healthcare system which includes an academic tertiary care medical center, an outpatient specialty clinic and six community based outpatient centers across the state. In this role, he has oversight for all clinical computing, including the maintenance and configuration of their electronic medical record, evaluation and implementation of all new clinical information systems and ongoing training of the medical staff. Dr. Kawecki also works with the VA New England Data Warehouse team, developing reporting solutions for both clinical and operational improvement. He completed a Post-Doctoral Special Fellowship in Medical Informatics from the Veteran's Health Administration and Yale Center for Medical Informatics, where he is a faculty member. His research interests include the impact of clinical IT systems on quality and patient safety, eHealth solutions and clinical decision support.