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New IT Platform to help spur Health IT

On March 3, Verizon announced a new IT platform that will help spur widespread adoption of health IT. The new platform enables providers to digitally share and exchange  physicians notes on a secure interoperable platform.

Broadband Internet Has Led To Advances Like Health IT

Broadband Internet Has Led To Advances Like Health IT

A National Broadband Plan

The Health IT Now Coalition applauds the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission

Health IT: What it Really Means

ARRA was signed into law on February 17, 2009.  On August 20, 2009, the HIT Standards Committee made recommendations to National Coordinator Blumenthal for standards governing meaningful use of electronic health records.  HHS will issue a final rule based on the recommendations by December 31, 2009.  There will be a 60 day comment period.

Update on Health IT and Stimulus Package

Details on health IT funding in recent stimulus bill

Transforming the Privacy Dialogue

Transforming the Privacy Dialogue
Genetic Alliance
February 10, 2009

The current debate regarding privacy considerations in health information technology (HIT) needs a significant reorientation.

Lessons from a HIT leader

Robert A. Carlson, M.D., is director of applied sciences and chief information officer of Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin. He brings a physician’s perspective to the development of health care information technology.

President Obama Hopes to Modernize Health Care System

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