Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Government Invasion of Health IT Vendor Show

The Office of the National Coordinator and other Federal and State officials make a strong showing at HIMSS


This year's HIMSS is very heavy on government officials as both attendees and presenters. This is not surprising due to the billions of ARRA funds devoted to health IT. Vendors are of course very interested in meeting with decision makers in state and federal government, and states in particular have a very keen interest in health information exchange and electronic health record vendors as they develop plans for implementation.

Some of the highlights of the ONC presentations are:


I'll be attending many of these sessions and will write about some of them that I find especially interesting.