Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen has announced a statewide council to guide the development of health information-technology initiatives across the state.
"Our goal is efficient and effective delivery of health information to improve the quality of care provided to the citizens of Tennessee," said Gov. Bredesen. "If someone's medical history and record of care is available to their hospital, laboratory, pharmacy or physician, then they will ultimately receive better and more cost-effective medical care."
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