HIMSS 2010: Aneesh Chopra, U.S. CTO, Talks about Health IT

Aneesh Chopra is talking so why wouldn’t I attend?  Need I say any more?  Even before he starts, you can tell he is an energetic speaker.

  • Innovations in Health IT would be good for the economy.
  • We are coming from “There’s a form for that.” to “There’s an app for that.”  Government reality doesn’t reflect public reality.
  • The US is 15th in Higher Education, 22nd in E-Government, and 40th on the Innovation Trends.  This was out of 40 countries.  The US had 2.7% growth.  Obama wants to return to number 1 by 2020. (Reasonable, but challengingContinue reading