Advancing Healthcare in New York State Through Technology

Across New York State and the nation, there is a system-wide transformational change in the way health care is delivered as a result of technology advancements. At the New York State Department of Health (DOH), the office of Health Information Technology Transformation (OHITT) has taken the lead on the integration of health IT into health care systems. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving health care delivery, State Health Commissioner, Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH discusses how health IT is transforming healthcare in New York State.