Originally published: January 5, 2011
Last updated: January 5, 2011 - 6:30pm
A Q&A with National Coordinator for Health IT David Blumenthal.
He discusses the biggest challenges the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT faced over the last year, his office's game plan for 2011 and concerns about current EHR adoption rates. Dr Blumenthal also addresses the importance of health IT to the implementation of the federal health reform law, the role of the government in overseeing EHR safety and why other countries have expressed interest in the U.S.' meaningful use program.
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- Blumenthal takes issue with EHR adoption naysayers
- Blumenthal On Getting Doctors On Board With EHRs
- Fed Health Information Tech Chief Talks About E-Medical Records
- Blumenthal Rethinks National Data Exchange
- Healthcare leaders hail selection of Mostashari to lead ONC
- Telehealth Could Ease Health Disparities in Rural US
- HHS Releases Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2011 – 2015
- Government Getting Lots of Advice But Decisions Rest With Blumenthal
- Could Fourth Time Be the Charm for Telehealth Bill?
- New ONC head Mostashari outlines his priorities
- Health IT funding to create 50,000 jobs
- The State of the Health Information Technology According to PCAST: Part I
- Meaningful use could include steps toward PCAST exchange goals
- Blumenthal: Savings From Health IT To Exceed CBO's Estimates