TITLE

NHII: Achievable Goal or House of Cards

AUTHOR(S)
Towne, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jun2005, Vol. 79 Issue 6, Special section p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the role of the U.S. government in the development of a National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) discussed at the Healthcare Executive Forum held in Washington, D.C. on March 3, 2005. Need for a change on the structure of the U.S. health care system before the development of NHII; Remarks from Gary Mecklenburg, president and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, on technology infrastructure in the health care industry; Significance of the development if achieved by the industry according to David Brailer, national health information technology coordinator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
ACCESSION #
17394597

 

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