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Peter Basch

Former Brookings Expert

Dr. Basch is a Visiting Scholar in Economic Studies at the Center for Health Policy and practices general internal medicine in Washington, DC. He is an early adopter of electronic health records and ePrescribing. He also serves as the Medical Director for Ambulatory EHR and Health IT Policy at MedStar Health, a nine hospital not-for-profit health system in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, and is providing the clinical and strategic leadership for their ambulatory EHR implementation

Dr. Basch is a Senior Fellow for Health IT Policy with the Center for American Progress is a member of the Health IT Taskforce of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He represents the American College of Physicians at the Physicians’ EHR Coalition, which he co-founded in 2004. He is currently serving on the Quality Measures Workgroup of the HIT Policy Committee. Dr. Basch is also a recipient of the HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award. He served as the Chair of the Maryland EHR Taskforce and also served as an advisor on health IT to the Obama transition team

Dr. Basch is a Visiting Scholar in Economic Studies at the Center for Health Policy and practices general internal medicine in Washington, DC. He is an early adopter of electronic health records and ePrescribing. He also serves as the Medical Director for Ambulatory EHR and Health IT Policy at MedStar Health, a nine hospital not-for-profit health system in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, and is providing the clinical and strategic leadership for their ambulatory EHR implementation

Dr. Basch is a Senior Fellow for Health IT Policy with the Center for American Progress is a member of the Health IT Taskforce of the Bipartisan Policy Center. He represents the American College of Physicians at the Physicians’ EHR Coalition, which he co-founded in 2004. He is currently serving on the Quality Measures Workgroup of the HIT Policy Committee. Dr. Basch is also a recipient of the HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award. He served as the Chair of the Maryland EHR Taskforce and also served as an advisor on health IT to the Obama transition team

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