The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society announced recipients in several award categories. Brian Jacobs, M.D., a pediatric intensivist, received the Physician IT Leadership Award. Jacobs, whose age was unavailable at deadline, serves as chief medical information officer and executive director of the center for pediatric informatics at 230-bed Childrens National Medical Center, Washington. He also is active within the HIMSS physician community and has received medals for his service as a physician in the U.S. Navy. A full list of awards announced by HIMSS may be seen on its annual awards program Web site.To submit a letter to the Modern Physician Reader Blog, click here. Please include your name, title, company and hometown. Modern Physician reserves the right to edit all submissions.
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