Janet Marchibroda has been named chairwoman of the Bipartisan Policy Center's new Health Information Technology Initiative, which aims to have public- and private-sector leaders identify strategies and best practices for using health IT investments to support delivery-system, payment and insurance reforms, according to a news release from the Washington-based organization.
Bipartisan Policy Center names Marchibroda health IT program chairwoman
Marchibroda, 48, was the founding chief executive of the eHealth Initiative and held that position from 2001 to 2009. She left to become chief healthcare officer at IBM Corp. Marchibroda, who was one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare in 2005, also has worked for the National Committee for Quality Assurance and for HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Launched in January, the Bipartisan Policy Center is led by former Senate majority leaders Tom Daschle (D-S.D.) and Dr. Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) and former governors Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and Ted Strickland (D-Ohio). Its Health IT Initiative will launch formally in Washington on June 2.
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