Federal Bureau of Prisons, National Health Technology Administrator
Michael Crockett serves as the National Health Technology Administrator for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Washington DC. CAPT Crockett oversees the BOP Health Services Division’s health informatics, data analytics, and telehealth sections. In this role, he provides executive-level leadership to the development, implementation, and enhancement of the Bureau’s electronic health record, clinical decision support tools, and health technology systems. Previous to this role CAPT Crockett served as Chief, Pharmacy Logistics Support. Additionally, in support of the national COVID-19 response CAPT Crockett was detailed to Operation Warp Speed from September 2020 to March 2021 as Liaison Officer representing the BOP and serving as an SME in the field of correctional health. CAPT Crockett was awarded the Defense Meritorious Service Medal for his efforts at the conclusion of this assignment.
CAPT Crockett began his career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons in 2005, serving as Chief Pharmacist at the Federal Correctional Complex, Pollock Louisiana. In this role CAPT Crockett pioneered the BOP remote fill pharmacy program beginning with two sites and continually growing, to ultimately serve approximately 10% of the entire BOP population. Throughout his career CAPT Crockett has continually accepted positions of increasing responsibility, ultimately arriving at BOP Central Office in 2017. In 2017, CAPT Crockett assumed the position of Chief, Pharmacy Logistics Support. In this role, CAPT Crockett was responsible for compiling and analyzing all pharmaceutical purchases for the BOP, totaling approximately $150 million annually with the goal of maximizing cost-avoidance. CAPT Crockett achieved maximal cost-avoidance by developing relationships with industry partners in an effort to create mutually beneficial outcomes. During his tenure in this position, CAPT Crockett contributed to the creation of over $200 million in cost-avoidance from fiscal year 2018 to 2021. CAPT Crockett was recognized for these efforts on October 23, 2019 as the recipient of the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Meritorious Public Service.