Despite President Obama’s announcement last week that he has nominated her to be Assistant Secretary for Health, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Karen DeSalvo, M.D., will remain in her current position at ONC “for some time” as she awaits confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

“I am here today and here in general,” DeSalvo told Tuesday’s meeting of the Health IT Policy Committee. “We have a lot to do still and into the future and I’m looking forward to continuing that pathway with you all.”

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