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Blumenthal: Health IT about to Swing into Full Gear

Electronic health records and other forms of health IT have survived the wrangling over defining “meaningful use.” But, until recently, EHR was often more about talk than action. Not so anymore, said National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. David Blumenthal, on the Health IT Buzz blog. In his post, he …

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Blumenthal Offers Spirited Defense of EHRs

National coordinator for health IT Dr. David Blumenthal announced last week he would leave his post in the spring. Now, the gloves are coming off  — so to speak — in terms of his dealings with health IT skeptics. In a question-and-answer session with reporters, Blumenthal took issue with a …

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Health IT Luminary to Leave Post in Spring

Dr. David Blumenthal, the national coordinator for health IT for the Department of Health and Human Services, announced in a staff memo late last week he would step down in the spring. Blumenthal, who will return to Harvard University, was appointed by President Barack Obama in March 2009 to lead …

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