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Eric Dishman, Director of the Precision Medicine Initiative at the National Institutes of Health

Eric Dishman, Director of the Precision Medicine Initiative at the National Institutes of Health

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Eric Dishman, newly appointed Director of the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program at the National Institutes of Health which seeks to galvanize a million American volunteers to offer their electronic health information to be coalesced in a national data base that will advance research in the discovery of disease cures and prevention.

Dr. Larry Chu, Founder and Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X

Dr. Larry Chu, Founder and Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Larry Chu, anesthesiologist and Professor at the Stanford School of Medicine where is also Founder and Executive Director of Stanford Medicine X, a yearly conference created to bring providers, patient groups and designers together to catalyze the development of patient-centered health technologies.

Lynne Thomas Gordon, CEO of AHIMA

Lynne Thomas Gordon, CEO of AHIMA

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lynne Thomas Gordon, CEO of the American Health Information Management Association which is the premier association of health information management professionals worldwide. AHIMA is actively engaged in assisting hospitals and medical practices to prepare for the transition to ICD 10 medical coding in October.