TITLE

President Bush Launches Electronic Health Record Initiative

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2004, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that United States President George W. Bush has directed the Health and Human Services (HHS) Department to create the position of national health information technology coordinator through an executive order. Duty of the coordinator to develop a nationwide implementation of an interoperable health information technology infrastructure; Establishment of an electronic health records for all Americans within ten years; Appointment of David J. Brailer to the position by HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson.
ACCESSION #
13308450

 

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