--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kaiser Permanente is donating its Convergent Medical Terminology (CMT) for open access to help facilitate the nation’s transition from paper-based medical records to Electronic Health Records (EHR). CMT was designed by clinicians to facilitate the use of EHRs by clinicians and patients. Kaiser Permanente has the world’s largest private sector electronic health record.
A media briefing will be held on Wednesday, September 29, at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It will also be available by webinar.
Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Phil Fasano, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente
John H. Cochran, MD, Executive Director, The Permanente Federation
David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for HIT
Martin Severs, Chair, International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation
|WHAT:||Media briefing on Kaiser Permanente’s donation|
|200 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.|
|WHEN:||11 a.m. EDT|
|Wednesday, September 29, 2010|
|WEBINAR:||Briefing will also be available via webinar:|
|Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-877-669-3239|
|Access code: 668 083 819|
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Note: All HHS press releases, fact sheets and other press materials are available at http://www.hhs.gov/news.
HHS Press Office
Kaiser Permanente Press Office
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