The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has launched a blog to provide an industrywide forum on health I.T. issues.

"With this new venture, we hope to create a forum for engagement," National Coordinator David Blumenthal, M.D., writes in a welcome statement on the site, at http://healthit.hhs.gov/blog/onc. "We plan to report on progress, and create an open dialogue among members of the health IT community. We intend to address a wide and diverse range of timely topics relevant to the 'why's and how's' of efforts to support the secure and seamless exchange of electronic health information. We will discuss our ongoing work to protect patient privacy, secure information and implement standards. We'll also be using the blog to provide additional information regarding our new grant programs. And the conversation wouldn't be complete without discussing the meaningful use rulemaking and incentive programs, clarifying our vision and addressing key challenges."

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