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Stimulus 102: Update on the Health Information Technology Provisions

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Meeting Description:

Receive the latest update on the HIT provisions in ARRA, including updates on the framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide HIT infrastructure.

Date: Tue, Jun 9, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): American Medical Association
 Presenter Information
Russ Keene, Vice President, Ingenix CareTracker

Russ Keene is a seasoned executive with more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare IT industry. He is a proven leader in practice management, electronic medical record and physician billing solutions. Keene joined Ingenix in 2007 by way of acquisition of Lighthouse MD, a leading practice management and EMR provider where he served as chief executive officer. Prior to his leadership role at LighthouseMD, Keene was the founder of VitalWorks, which was acquired by Infocure in 1999.

Amanda Ervin, Director, Health Information Technology Initiatives

Amanda Ervin is responsible for delivering HIT-related education, products and services to AMA members, building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders to share ideas and resources, and supporting the AMA’s advocacy efforts. Prior to joining the AMA, Amanda worked in health system strategic planning at a national consulting firm which included portfolio analysis and product line strategy, technology strategy and operations improvement. She has also worked in administration for a major academic medical center.