CLEVELAND: Cleveland Clinic CIO named to federal advisory committee on HIT
Cleveland Clinic, May 18, 2009
Cleveland Clinic CIO C. Martin Harris, MD, has been named to HHS' Information Technology Standards Committee. As one of 23 experts appointed to the federal advisory committee, Harris will be making recommendations to the national coordinator on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information. Harris, chairman of Cleveland Clinic's Information Technology Division and executive director of eCleveland Clinic, has helped launch Cleveland Clinic's patient portal, MyChart, as well as several other initiatives, including DrConnect for referring physicians, the online second opinion tool MyConsult, and MyPractice Community for private practice physicians.