Federal Health and technology leaders on open standards successes; encouraging health IT entrepreneurs at HIMSS '11 venture fair


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Proclaiming "today is the best time to be a healthcare entrepreneur in America", Unites States Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra stood before a room of health IT and business leaders at the HIMSS 2011 Health IT Venture Fair & Strategic Partner Forum. Kicking off the pre-conference panel of government leaders in health IT, management and policy. Joining Chopra were Peter Levin, CIO of the Veterans Administration, and Farzad Mostashari, MD Deputy National Coordinator of the Office of National Coordinator, the office overseeing technical and policy aspects of US healthcare transformation efforts. The one-day venture forum preceded the HIMSS 2011 Annual Conference & Exposition, and focused on driving healthcare IT related innovation and economic development opportunities in the private sector based on opportunities presented in the HITECH and Affordable Care Acts.

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