health literacy conversation brings into the discussion how consumers and other nondoctors are going to use these systems. Wolf said it is important to think as broadly as possible about the use of health IT. The current statutory authority focuses on the use of EHRs, and the leverage points are with Medicare and Medicaid providers. But in the long term, it is important to think much more broadly than this, he said.
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