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The Zika virus' spread to the United States motivated a federal initiative to better use health information technology in public health reporting. But an HHS task force is developing recommendations on health IT best practices for public health that will also address other disease outbreaks.
HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price missed two high-profile opportunities to take a stand on health information technology policy Tuesday, but used a third communication to assure that the federal government will continue to push health IT interoperability.
Jonathan Bush likes where his company is in the nationwide struggle to make health IT systems more open to the exchange of patient information. Being a native web-developer gives Athena a leg up.