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HIMSS Releases Health IT Blueprint for Obama Administration and Congress
Date:12/17/2008

HIMSS members Maggie Lohnes, RN (Chair, HIMSS Advocacy and Public Policy Steering Committee) and Harry Greenspun, MD (Chair, HIMSS Government Relations Roundtable), the Workgroup deliberated from September - December 2008.

Editor's Note: The full report is available online at www.himss.org/2009calltoaction. A live web cast of the press conference will be available on www.himss.org. Photos are also available upon request.

About HIMSS

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, Singapore, and other locations across the United States and the globe, HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 350 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to ensuring quality patient care.


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