Friday, February 11, 2011

2010 Update from the Office of the National Coordinator

The 2010 ONC Update on December 14-15, 2010 was an opportunity for the ONC to not only update all of the grantees under the HITECH Act, but also to hear from them on the progress and challenges faced so far.
"This year, significant strides were made in health information technology. And for us, information technology has always been a means to an end, the end of improving health, improving the health system, making the lives of our fellow Americans better, making our nation’s health professionals and institutions able to live up to their aspirations, empowering Americans to have and take control of their own health and lives. These are the reasons why the Congress and the President enacted the HITECH Act and the reason that the Office of the National Coordinator exists today," said Dr. David Blumenthal in a blog post.
There are more videos here and transcripts are under the opening remarks below.



Welcome and opening remarks from David Blumenthal, MD, MPP, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Transcripts Day One

Transcripts Day Two


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