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Sebelius seeks tech breakthroughs
Modern Healthcare

The federal government’s healthcare leader touted the Obama administration’s initiatives to help spur health IT innovation and urged more technological breakthroughs at a gathering of technology professionals in Washington. HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius chronicled the various federal initiatives in recent years aimed at encouraging the widespread adoption of electronic health records, including the 2009 enactment of a $27 billion EHR incentive program.