Friday, March 20, 2009

HHS Names David Blumenthal as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Boston Physician Will Lead President's Health Information Technology Vision

The Department of Health and Human Services today announced the selection of David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P. as the Obama Administration’s choice for National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.  As the National Coordinator, Dr. Blumenthal will lead the implementation of a nationwide interoperable, privacy-protected health information technology infrastructure as called for in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 

Link to full Department of Health and Human Services news release.

Emily Parker, eparker2@partners.org, 617 724-6425

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