Stanley Nachimson is principal of Nachimson Advisors, a health IT consulting firm dedicated to finding innovative uses for health information technology and encouraging its adoption. The firm serves a number of clients, including, the Cooperative Exchange, EHNAC, InstaMed, and the Pew Foundation. Stanley is focusing on assisting health care providers, vendors, and plans with regulatory interpretation and implementation, influencing HIT policy, and providing advice on HIT industry status and trends. Stanley is the author of the authoritative paper on the cost of ICD-10 for physician practices. He served at CMS for over 30 years, with a focus on HIPAA and other HIT regulations during his last 10 years there.