Dr. David Blumenthal’s Year End Summary

On December 10th, Dr. Blumenthal, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, posted a letter to the ONC site summarizing the activities of the past year.   Whether you are a full supporter of the direction that the Federal Government is taking with respect to the promotion of health IT or not, it has been a busy year.  As listed by Dr. Blumenthal, the key events this year were:

The post by Dr. Blumenthal also announced a two-day update meeting (which begins today) and can be accessed here.

So…as 2010 comes to a close, what do you believe were the major accomplishments of the year with respect to health IT? What about the major shortfalls?  What are your hopes for 2011?

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