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Trends Update — Electronic Medical Records: President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) Meeting on Health IT

The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology is meeting now.  The meeting is broadcast live online at  http://tr.im/vK3G.

They just finished introductions.  Eric Schimidt, Eric Lander and Harold Varmus are there, among other luminaries.  100% in-person attendance.

“21 members include 4 winners of MacArthur ‘genius’ awards, 3 Nobel laureates, 2 university presidents, as well as 16 members of one or more of the U.S. national academies of science, engineering, and medicine.”

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