27 Mar Glaser poised to advise new healthcare IT chief Blumenthal
BOSTON – John Glaser, vice president and CIO of Partners HealthCare in Boston, says he should know by the end of the week whether a six-month stint as advisor to healthcare IT czar David Blumenthal, MD, is a go.
“I need to get closure on the role and agreements,” Glaser said Wednesday. “Once that’s done I’m in a position to work with David Blumenthal and ONC to talk about specific things I would do. But so far – and appropriately – they are holding off on those conversations until I am official.”
Glaser, a longtime leader on the healthcare IT front, said, “I am really pleased that I will have this opportunity to help work with ONC to move the agenda forward.”
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