Tag Archives: Dr. David Blumenthal

HHS Releases Final Rules for ‘Meaningful Use’

The Department of Health and Human Services released yesterday its final rules on meaningful use, a set guidelines established under the The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act healthcare providers must follow to receive federal funding for their implementation of electronic health records systems. The rules were …

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Health IT Summit for Government Leaders

On February 3rd and 4th, 2010 there is a Health IT Summit for Government Leaders. It will be held at the Wardman Park Hotel in Washington D.C. You can also access the summit from your own office or home live through the Internet. Some keynote speakers include Dr. David Blumenthal, …

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Dr. David Blumenthal on Health IT Perspective

The New England Journal of Medicine published Dr. David Blumenthal’s perspective on Health IT and the provisions of the HITECH Act on December 30th, 2009. Blumenthal is the head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and his standpoint is that Health IT is vital. In fact, …

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