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    Senators, CEOs Call for HIT Now


    by MultiVu

    'Wired for Health Care Quality Act' Would Save Thousands of Lives, Billions of Dollars CEOs representing America's top companies joined forces Wednesday, April 2, 2008, with U.S. Senate health leaders to urge swift passage of the "Wired for Health Care Quality Act," a measure to bring the power of information technology to the health care sector. "We can save thousands of lives and conserve billions of dollars for health care with this one stroke – and we can do it this year," said Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee and sponsor of the legislation. To view Multimedia News Release, go to