Portrait of Peter Garrett

ONC At HIMSS: Where Health Care and IT Meet

Peter Garrett | February 18, 2011

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) will be hosting its 11th annual conference in Orlando, February 20 to 24, 2011. The HIMSS conference provides an opportunity for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to connect with almost 30,000 health information technology (health IT) professionals, health care executives, and providers.   As in the past, ONC will participate in the conference and reach out to all stakeholders closely involved in developing and implementing health IT solutions for our nation’s health care providers.

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Portrait of Dr. David Blumenthal

HITECH in High Gear

Dr. David Blumenthal | February 15, 2011

We’ve known for years that health information technology can improve health care. But until recently, the implementation rate among providers has been low, except for a few early adopters. 

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