ONC seeks nominations for HIT Standards, Policy Committees; HIMSS launches academic health IT directory;

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT wants more people to serve on its Health IT Standards and Health IT Policy Committees, according to a notice posted in today's Federal Register. Nominations are due by Monday, June 11. Notice (.pdf)

> The rate of technology advancement in the diabetes treatment device industry is not keeping up with the prevalence of the disease, according to a new collaborative report from Ottawa-based UBM TechInsights and U.K.-based Espicom Business Intelligence. According to projections from the report, the diabetes treatment and device industry could be worth $18 billion by 2017. Announcement

> An academic health IT directory made available on the HIMSS State HIT Dashboard lists online and blended health IT academic programs, HIMSS announced today. The directory lists 499 programs at 395 institutions, and includes URLs for each school, and contact information for those involved with each program. Announcement

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