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. Steven Waldren, a board-certified family physician, is also director of the health IT center of the American Academy of Family Physicians, a medical society representing nearly 100,000 primary care doctors and medical students. An expert in health IT and a voice for the concerns and challenges of family physicians, Walden has leadership roles on several advisory groups and committees, including serving as co-chair of the Ambulatory Functionality Working Group of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology. He's also served as co-chair of ASTM's Continuity of Care Record Technical Committee and as secretary of the Physicians Electronic Health Record (EHR) Coalition.