From: Peter F Brown
Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2005 3:23
To: 'Chiusano Joseph'; 'Brett
Trusko'; email@example.com; 'eGov OASIS'
Subject: RE: [egov] RE: [ihc] RE:
[egov] US Bill to sponsor interoperability in healthcare funding.
I believe it may simply be a matter of semantics. The person
who made the statement (or as I understand the statement to mean) was Mary
Forbes. She said that the name change was made because they did not want to
imply ______ (and it's that blank that I don't recall).
Hope that helps - at least a bit.
Sent: Tue 6/14/2005 10:43 PM
To: Chiusano Joseph;
firstname.lastname@example.org; 'eGov OASIS'
Subject: RE: [ihc] RE: [egov] US
Bill to sponsor interoperability in healthcare funding.
Hi Joe, I suppose that change means something, but I
don't know what it is?
From: Chiusano Joseph [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 8:04 AM
To: firstname.lastname@example.org; eGov OASIS
Subject: [ihc] RE: [egov] US Bill to sponsor interoperability in healthcare
I understand from yesterday's Data Reference Model (DRM) Public Forum
that the National Health Information Network is now going to be referred
to as the Nationwide Health Information Network.
Booz Allen Hamilton
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Webber (XML) [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 10:54 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org; eGov OASIS
> Subject: [egov] US Bill to sponsor interoperability in
> healthcare funding.
> FYI - this obviously would be very good for OASIS specifications.
> (June 13, 2005) The federal government would provide $250
> million in grants--and another $250 million in loans--in each
> fiscal year from 2006 through 2011 to support development of
> a national health information network under legislation
> introduced in the Senate. Grant recipients would be required
> to provide matching funds of at least 20%.
> Senate Bill 1223 from Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) also
> would authorize the government to adopt standards that
> promote interoperability of information systems within two
> years of adoption.
> The legislation further would create the Office of Health
> Information Technology within the executive office of the
> president. Duties of the office would be similar to those of
> the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information
> Technology within the Department of Health and Human Services.
> The bill has been referred to the Senate Health, Education,
> Labor and Pensions Committee. Full text is available at
> More legislation to promote development of a national health
> information network is expected from Sens. Olympia Snowe
> (R-Maine) and Debbie Stabenow (R-Mich.), and Majority Leader
> William Frist (R-Tenn.) and Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.).
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