PFCD Experts Cite Health Information Technology as Key Investment for Economic Stimulus

PR Newswire
January, 14, 2009

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — PFCD Executive Director Ken Thorpe and Alan Aviles, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, spoke to reporters today about the potential inclusion of health information technology (HIT) in the economic stimulus package. President-elect Barack Obama has indicated his desire to make the immediate investments necessary to ensure America’s medical records are computerized within five years.