David Blumenthal, M.D., outgoing national coordinator for health information technology, is paying tribute to the HIT Policy and Standards Committees, which have advised him during implementation of provisions of the HITECH Act.

"I have served on, and been advised by, lots of volunteer committees in both the private and public sectors," he writes in a new blog posting. "Some have been helpful, some less so. But nothing prepared me for the magnificent way our Health Information Technology Policy Committee and Health Information Standards Committee have performed and the role they have played in implementing the HITECH ACT."

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