News | September 24, 2006

HHS Taps Kolodner as Interim IT Chief

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Mike Leavitt announced the appointment of Robert Kolodner, M.D., formerly the chief informatics officer at the Veterans Health Administration, as HHS’ interim national coordinator for health information technology.
Kolodner, who participated in the VA's VistA information technology system and in developing the VA’s electronic medical records system, will replace David Brailer, HHS’ first coordinator for health information technology.

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