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AMA News Room

Oct. 29, 2014

AMA Statement Regarding Karen DeSalvo’s Continued Involvement with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

For immediate release:
Oct. 29, 2014

Statement attributed to:
Steven J. Stack, MD
President-Elect, American Medical Association

“The American Medical Association (AMA) is pleased to learn that Karen DeSalvo will remain involved in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). We look forward to continuing to work with her to fix the Meaningful Use program and achieve an interoperable technology infrastructure.

“We have been working with ONC and its sister agency, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to address those issues for quite some time, including providing them with a Blueprint for improving the Meaningful Use program.

“The AMA hopes Dr. DeSalvo’s continued presence will further advance efforts to improve the regulatory framework for health information technology and patient care.

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