Thursday, September 10, 2009

Ohio Health IT Meeting Sept. 25 in Columbus

Breast cancer advocates should stay involved and provide input into how new electronic medical records programs are developed. Patient privacy is an important issue.

Governor Ted Strickland has issued a statement announcing health information technology efforts aimed at reducing health care costs and improving the quality of health care in Ohio. A public forum will be held on Friday, September 25 from 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. to discuss the state’s health IT vision and to solicit feedback. The public forum is open to all interested parties and will be held at the Riffe Studio One Theatre, 77 S. High Street, 4th floor. Speakers at this event will include state leaders, the Ohio State Medical Association, the Ohio Hospital Association, the Ohio Osteopathic Association, and By Ohio. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A following the presentation.

Please click here to view the release issued by the Governor’s office regarding the Health IT effort. Please contact with specific questions regarding Health IT.

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