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[Video] Q/A with Dr. Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

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HealthBiz Decoded recently sat down with the country’s top health IT official, Dr. Farzad Mostashari, to discuss the technological revolution underway in the healthcare industry.

As the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Dr. Mostashari is the driving force behind the herculean effort to digitize record-keeping, charged with distributing $27 billion to incentivize providers.

In this interview, Dr. Mostashari lays out the ambitious goals of transitioning to electronic and stresses the need for providers to take data security seriously. He also speaks frankly about how the U.S. healthcare system stacks up globally, but also of the transformative power of health IT for improving care.

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