GA Appoints Taskforce Chair

June 24, 2011
The National Governors Association, Washington, D.C., has appointed Commissioner Rhonda Medows, MD, FAAFP, to co-chair its Health Information

The National Governors Association, Washington, D.C., has appointed Commissioner Rhonda Medows, MD, FAAFP, to co-chair its Health Information Communication and Data Exchange Taskforce.

The taskforce is charged with addressing the appropriate roles for publicly funded health programs in interoperable, electronic health information exchange. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) created the State Alliance for e-Health in October 2006 to improve the nation's healthcare system by increasing the effectiveness of health information technology initiatives.

The taskforce will develop and advance actionable policy statements, resolutions and recommendations for referral to the State Alliance.

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