IMIA VP Prof. Christoph Lehmann Appointed to US HIT Policy Committee
Prof. Christoph U. Lehmann, MD, IMIA Vice President Services, has been appointed to the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee as an expert on vulnerable populations. He is a Professor in Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University, and brings an important point of view as the first pediatrician appointed by GAO to the HIT Policy Committee. His research interests include medication monitoring for vulnerable pediatric populations, and he has developed clinical safety applications that have reduced medical errors in the ordering of pediatric medications and treatments. He is also Editor-in-Chief of ACI (Applied Clinical Informatics), an IMIA Official Journal. Further information on his and other appointments is at http://www.gao.gov/press/appointments_hitpc_2014apr29.htm
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