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Cleveland Clinic CIO Named to Federal Advisory Committee on Health Information Technology
Date:5/15/2009

C. Martin Harris M.D., a Leader in Healthcare Technology Initiatives, Selected as Advisor to Second Presidential Administration on Improvements to Healthcare Delivery

CLEVELAND, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Clinic Chief Information Officer C. Martin Harris, M.D., M.B.A., has been named to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Information Technology (HIT) Standards Committee.

As one of 23 experts appointed to the federal advisory committee by HHS, Dr. Harris will be making recommendations to the National Coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information. The committee's first meeting is scheduled for Friday, May 15.

Dr. Harris, Chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Information Technology Division and Executive Director of eCleveland Clinic, has helped launch Cleveland Clinic's patient portal, MyChart, as well as several other initiatives, including DrConnect for referring physicians, the online second opinion tool MyConsult, and MyPractice Community for private practice physicians.

"At Cleveland Clinic, we embrace the idea that health information technology has tremendous power and promise to advance a more efficient and effective national healthcare system," Dr. Harris said. "A comprehensive electronic medical records program allows patients to proactively manage their healthcare, while also enhancing physician-patient communication, improving healthcare quality, preventing medical errors, decreasing paperwork, and, ultimately, lowering healthcare costs."

Dr. Harris has served on a number of national technology efforts, including: the HHS Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine; Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Board; The President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors; and the Congressional Commission on Systemic Interoperability, which studied the development of a national health information network.

About the Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic, located in Cleveland, Ohio, is a not-for-profit multispecialty academic medical center that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. Cleveland Clinic was founded in 1921 by four renowned physicians with a vision of providing outstanding patient care based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. U.S. News & World Report consistently names Cleveland Clinic as one of the nation's best hospitals in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" survey. Approximately 1,800 full-time salaried physicians and researchers at Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida represent more than 100 medical specialties and subspecialties. In 2008, there were 3.6 million outpatient visits to Cleveland Clinic. Patients came for treatment from every state and from more than 80 countries. Cleveland Clinic's Web site address is www.clevelandclinic.org.


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