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Gov. Timothy M. Kaine appointed state Sen. Janet D. Howell of Reston, to the Health Information Technology Council, created by Executive Order earlier this month. The Health IT Council is charged with recommending the most innovative and effective investments for the $1.5 million appropriated by the General Assembly to encourage the adoption of electronic health records throughout the Commonwealth.