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If you’re in Chicago …

I will be a guest on WGN Radio AM 720 in Chicago at approximately 12:10 p.m. CDT. today, shortly after President Obama’s speech to the American Medical Association concludes.

June 15, 2009 I Written By

I'm a freelance healthcare journalist, specializing in health IT, mobile health, healthcare quality, hospital/physician practice management and healthcare finance.

ONC confirms Tuesday release of ‘meaningful use’ proposal

CHICAGO—David R. Hunt, M.D., acting chief medical officer of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology just confirmed that HHS will indeed release tomorrow a proposed definition of “meaningful use.” That’s the standard by which healthcare organizations will qualify for health IT stimulus funding starting in 2011.

By the way, the official HHS Web site for health IT programs has moved to http://healthit.hhs.gov.

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I'm a freelance healthcare journalist, specializing in health IT, mobile health, healthcare quality, hospital/physician practice management and healthcare finance.