David Brailer made information technology interoperability the focal point of his two-year stint from mid-2004 to mid-2006 as the first head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. He also championed the regional health information organization, or RHIO, as a key building block in his proposed National Health Information Network.
Joseph Conn. "Health 2.0 on the back burner." Modern Healthcare 39, no. 14 (April 6, 2009): 26, 28. Â