Data & Technical Standards: Resources
Executive Order: Promoting Quality and Efficient Health Care in Federal Government Administered or Sponsored Health Care Programs (http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/08/20060822-2.html)
Medical Identity Theft Town Hall Plans Underway;
To learn more, visit ONC Commissioned Medical Identity Theft Assessment.
"We have hospitals in Afghanistan and Iraq, and many of the soldiers would arrive without records in Germany, with no record of the CAT scans or what happened in surgery in Afghanistan or Iraq. The clinicians in Germany would have to re-operate on the patient, would have to redo all their x-ray evaluations, CAT scans, etc...." ~ Colonel John Holcomb