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Ann D. Phillips, MHA

Director of Government and Standards

Ann D. Phillips is the Director of Government and Standards at IMO. Ann joined IMO in 2020 to inform the organization’s operational and growth strategies by leveraging her deep knowledge of health IT payment policies and interoperability policy in healthcare. She holds a Master in Healthcare Administration from Clayton State University, along with a Graduate Certificate in Health Information Technology from George Washington University in Washington DC. In her free time Ann is an avid cyclist, traveler and museum-goer.

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This paper focuses on the ONC Interoperability Rule and how it impacts HIT developers, providers, and patients.
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