Top Health IT Achievements in 2011

Today in the #HITsm twitter chat, the first question asked was around the top Health IT achievements in 2011. The responses were pretty interesting.

Here’s the summary list of Top Health IT Achievements in 2011 per the #HITsm chat:
#HITsm Community Creation
EHR Adoption
Standards Consensus
Meaningful Use
Blue Button
Direct Project
Consumer/Patient Engagement
CDA Consolidation

Are there other achievements that we missed in the chat? Let me know and once I collect any additional items, I’ll put them into a future poll where people can vote on what was the top achievement.

Here are the full tweets of the health IT achievements that were mentioned:

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference,, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.


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