White House Declares September 11-16, 2011 National Health IT WeekSeptember 13, 2011 at 10:37 pm | Posted in EHR Incentive Programs, Healthcare News | Leave a comment
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President Barack Obama has declared the week of September 11-16, 2011, National Health Information Technology Week.
National Health Information Technology Week is a time to highlight the importance of efficient information systems that protect the privacy and security of personal health information while improving the delivery of health care in the United States.
We encourage you to help promote National Health Information Technology Week by posting one of ONC’s new web graphics on your website, in a blog post, or tweet. Visit HealthIT.gov for instructions on how to use the new web graphics.
This White House proclamation underscores the importance of using technology to transform the nation’s health care system and improve the privacy and security of personal health information.