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Newsmakers: Society member Tashjian named Health IT Fellow

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has selected Wisconsin Medical Society member Christopher Tashjian, MD, FAAFP, for the inaugural class of Health IT Fellows. As one of 28 fellows, Dr. Tashjian will share ways that leveraging meaningful use leads to better care, better health and lower cost.

A family medicine physician in Ellsworth, Dr. Tashjian also serves as medical director for the Wisconsin Health Information Technology Extension Center (WHITEC). In 2012, the Million Hearts® initiative named Dr. Tashjian’s Ellsworth Medical Clinic one of two Hypertension Control Champions in the nation.

One of the first physicians in the nation to attest to Stage 1 meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), Dr. Tashjian will discuss the guidelines and benefits of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) during a Wisconsin Medical Society webinar August 6 with Lanette Hesse of WHITEC. Click here for more information and to register.

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