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New Director Appointed – ONCHIT

Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt announced Wednesday that Robert Kolodner will serve in a permanent capacity as the head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).And, with the appointment comes a change in the way the position is structured � ensuring continuity beyond the current administration.
During an exclusive interview today with Healthcare IT News, Kolodner said the delay in appointing him had mostly to do with �hammering down the details� of making the position into a permanent career position.

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