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User:Virginia Lorenzi

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I have worked in health information technology for over 20 years with vendor, consultant and provider experience. I have been part of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital IS department since 1994. I am active in systems implementation at NYP and passionate about the challenges of integrating technology with workflow. My specialties are interoperability, HIT Standards, and HIT related regulations and have most recently been involved in the hospital’s Meaningful Use compliance work. I I have participated in federal efforts in HIT standards adoption and have been called to Washington on several occasions to testify on topics related to HIT Standards. As a faculty member of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, I teach applied clinical information systems, standards, and co-direct the Columbia HIT Certification Program. I am active in the HIT Standards community, especially HL7. A long term member of HL7, I enjoy teaching teaches nationally and internationally for the organization and am honored to be a a recipient of the HL7 Volunteer of the Year and to be named as an HL7 Fellow. I an a certified expert in HL7 V2 Control, CDA, and the V3 RIM. I also have my CPHIMS certification from HIMSS.