The push toward "meaningful use" of health IT in America's hospitals and medical practices involves some of the country's most talented healthcare and technology leaders. InformationWeek Healthcare shines a spotlight on some of those healthcare IT movers and shakers.
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Dr. David Blumenthal, a Harvard professor and former Massachusetts General Hospital physician was named President Obama's National Coordinator for Health IT in March 2009, about a month after Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including its $20 billion-plus HITECH legislation, which will financially reward healthcare providers for their "meaningful use" of health IT beginning in 2011.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.