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David Blumenthal


May 25, 2011  3:19 PM

IOM report: Meaningful use just the start of health IT revolution

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
David Blumenthal, Institute of Medicine, Meaningful use

Earlier this month at a New England health IT conference, former U.S. health IT coordinator Dr. David Blumenthal said that he is reasonably confident the HITECH Act's push for EHR adoption...

April 8, 2011  11:32 AM

Mostashari replaces Blumenthal as national coordinator

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Beacon Community, David Blumenthal, Farzad Mostashari, HIE, Meaningful use, ONC, REC

Dr. Farzad Mostashari is the new national coordinator for health information technology, the Department of Health & Human Services has announced. He replaces


February 16, 2011  12:59 PM

HIMSS 2011: Seeing through the smoke and mirrors

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
David Blumenthal, Direct Project, HIMSS 2011, mHealth

Beyond the specifics we recommended in our HIMSS 2011 preview videos and in John Moore's HIE breakdown, the editors of SearchHealthIT.com have a few more can't-miss...


February 4, 2011  2:09 PM

Blumenthal, national health IT coordinator, to step down

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David Blumenthal, ONC

Dr. David Blumenthal will step down as national coordinator for health IT this spring, Kaiser Health News and many other media outlets reported yesterday. The news certainly came as a surprise....


January 20, 2011  12:00 AM

New meaningful use videos instruct, yield laughs

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
David Blumenthal, EHR, EMR, I-HITEC, Meaningful use, ONC, REC, regional extension centers

Some IT managers might liken the experience of deploying electronic health record (EHR) software to a 1950s campy B- or C-grade horror movie in the Ed Wood vein. The Indiana Healthcare Information Technology Extension Center (I-HITEC) is...


March 31, 2010  12:00 AM

Why the ONC can’t endorse a particular EHR vendor

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
David Blumenthal, EHR, EHR implementation, Interoperability and health information exchange, ONC

After Dr. David Blumenthal, national coordinator for health information technology, delivered the Tuesday keynote at last week's IEEE-AMA conference on personalized medicine in Washington, D.C., an audience member representing the Mayo Clinic...


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