J. MARC OVERHAGE, Associate Professor of Medicine and Investigator, Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, Indiana University School of Medicine
JANET M. CORRIGAN, Director, Board on Health Care Services
PHILIP ASPDEN, Study Director
JULIE WOLCOTT, Program Officer
SHARI ERICKSON, Research Associate
REBECCA LOEFFLER, Senior Project Assistant
ANTHONY BURTON, Administrative Assistant
The committee wishes to thank the co-chairs of the Health Level Seven (HL7) Special Interest Group (SIG), Linda Fischetti (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs), Gary L. Dickinson (Misys Healthcare), and Sam Herd (Ocean Informatics, Australia), for the briefing and background materials they provided to the committee at its June 2003 meeting. The committee would also like to thank Gary Christopherson of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, William C. Rollow of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Scott Young of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for their helpful contributions to the report.