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RESOLUTION AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

JOINT HOUSE RESOLUTION

State of Vermont

House of Representatives

Montpelier, Vermont

Joint House Resolution


J.R.H.  44

Joint resolution approving the Vermont information technology leaders’ (VITL) health information technology plan as required by 22 V.S.A. § 903(g)

Offered by:  Representatives Maier of Middlebury and Zenie of Colchester

Whereas, the Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc. (VITL) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership incorporated in Vermont, and

Whereas, VITL is an integral part of the development of health information technology in this state, and

Whereas, VITL has developed the Vermont health information technology plan pursuant to 22 V.S.A. § 903(c), and

Whereas, the Vermont health information technology plan outlines a vision for health information technology in Vermont; identifies key stakeholders, strategies, and objectives; provides standards for health information exchange, including a privacy and security framework; presents an overview of the technology architecture; and details the funding and governance of health information technology in this state, and

Whereas, 22 V.S.A. § 903(g) allows the Vermont health information technology plan, upon recommendation of the commissioner of information and innovation and approval by the general assembly, to serve as the framework within which the commissioner reviews certificate of need applications for information technology, now therefore be it

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives:

That the General Assembly approves the Vermont health information technology plan, as submitted by VITL, and be it further

Resolved:  That the secretary of state be directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Vermont Information Technology Leaders, Inc.

____________________________              Attested to:

Gaye R. Symington

Speaker of the House

 

____________________________              ____________________________

Brian E. Dubie                                             Donald G. Milne

President of the Senate                               Clerk, House of Representatives



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