HIT stakeholders respond to Obama's State of the Union speech

01/28/2010 | Healthcare IT News

Despite being a key component of the health reform effort, there were no references to health care IT in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Wednesday night, eliciting mixed reactions from industry stakeholders. Tim Stettheimer, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives' board chairman, questioned provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, while the chairman of the EHR Association, Justin Barnes, said Obama's call for increased Capitol Hill transparency was "encouraging since creating complex and balanced criteria around important initiatives such as EHR meaningful use, certification, standards, interoperability and privacy and security takes expertise from many industry leaders."

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