Health Information Technology Symposium at MIT

The week will appear short as everyone will be looking towards the July 4th holiday. Congress will be on recess the whole week. Obama will hold a Health Care Reform Town Hall meeting in AnnandaleVA on Wednesday July 1st. You can submit your question through YouTube for consideration.


The Health Information Technology Symposium at MIT, Cambridge, MA  will be held on June 29, 2009July 2, 2009. This event is advertised as the “leading forum on preparing for federal stimulus HIT funding and successfully implementing EHR programs.” The hybrid conference will allow you to attend in person or over the internet. Some of the special sessions will include:

  • The Administration’s Plan for Implementation of the ARRA
  • Alternative Scenarios for Building the Nationwide Health Information Network
  • Federal Stimulus Funds available and How to Apply and Qualify
  • Defining “Qualified EHR Technology” and “Meaningful Use”

 ONC David Blumenthal will deliver a special keynote address on Tuesday morning.