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Healthcare Technology News reports on relevant events and examines their broader strategic context with a focus on healthcare technology, revenue cycle management, value, policy, economics and health care reform.
The editor, Rich Elmore is presently working Vice President, Strategic Initiatives for a leading vendor in the healthcare technology space, serving physician groups, hospitals and delivery networks. Previously, he served as Initiative Coordinator for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Prior to that he was Vice President and P&L leader for IDX Systems. He led the Direct Project Communications Work Group. He was a charter member of the interoperability group for the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT). He has presented at numerous conferences, including HIMSS, IOM and MIT Future of Health Technology.
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