National Coordinator to Announce Members of Committees That Will Help Implement Health IT
Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health IT will announce members of two committees – the Health IT Policy Committee and the Health IT Standards Committee – that will help establish a nationwide, interoperable health information technology infrastructure on a conference call with reporters on Friday, May 8 at 11:00 AM.
The Health IT Policy Committee will make recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide interoperable health information infrastructure, including standards for the secure and private exchange of patient medical information. The Health IT Standards Committee is charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information.
WHAT: Dr. David Blumenthal to host conference call with
WHEN: Friday, May 8, 2009
11:00 AM EDT
DIAL IN: 877-950-3597