With the administration ratcheting up their efforts to promote health reform, industry leaders and government technocrats are scrambling to keep pace with the finer points required as part of the Recovery Act.
As the dust settled in Philadelphia following the National Conference of State Legislatures Friday, new faces and a new-found resolve to pickup the pieces of a broken economy marked the end of a week-long summit rife with a mixture of concern, uncertainty and optimism.
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue signed an executive order last week to consolidate the state’s Health IT recovery efforts. According to Executive Order 19, the Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission (HWTF) is the state-designated entity responsible for coordinating North Carolina’s Health IT strategy.
To help parse out the difficult and sometimes confusing issues surrounding “meaningful use” Perot Systems’ executive vice president and chief medical officer, Dr. HarryGreenspun, will host a webinar this Thursday, July 23rd, at 2pm ET.
Last Friday, the New York Department of Health and Insurance released findings from a study that outlined how four proposals to reform the state’s health insurance system might achieve quality, affordable coverage for all New Yorkers.