If you didn't know it, this is National Health IT Week (as proclaimed by President Obama), and there's still time to get in on the fun.

September 14, 2011

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There's Still Time to Participate in National Health IT Week

If you didn't know it, this is National Health IT Week (as proclaimed by President Obama), and there's still time to get in on the fun. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology bills it as a "time to highlight the importance of efficient information systems that protect the privacy and security of personal health information while improving the delivery of health care in the United States." The ONC kicked the week off by releasing the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2011-2015, which has as one of its goals helping providers "adopt and become meaningful users of certified EHR technology." 

Though many of the events, such as the Monday's summit, which featured HHS secretary Kathleen Sebelius, have already occurred, there's still a few left to participate in. For example, on Friday, the National eHealth Collaborative will be hosting a Webinar meant to brief industry leaders on engaging consumers about health IT

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