Federal Officials Tout Importance of Health IT Adoption

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Last week, three high-level federal officials tasked with overseeing different areas of the Obama administration's agenda walked into the same conference room, stood at the same podium and touted the same thing -- health IT.

Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra, National Coordinator for Health IT David Blumenthal and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Director Carolyn Clancy spoke at a joint plenary session of the National Health Information Exchange Summit, the Health IT Summit for Government Leaders and the Eighteenth National HIPAA Summit. Chopra, Blumenthal and Clancy offered insight into how health IT fits into the Obama's administration's larger health care and innovation goals.


Federal Officials Tout Importance of Health IT Adoption