Health Information Technology Commission

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on January 12, 2005

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), Commission on Systemic Interoperability “is charged with developing a comprehensive strategy for the adoption and implementation of health care information technology standards.” The commission must deliver to Congress by October 31 a comprehensive plan for the implementation of electronic health records.
References

  • Federal Register, November 15, 2004, Request for Information (RFI): “Public comment is sought regarding considerations in implementing the President’s call for widespread adoption of interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) within 10 years.”
  • Health IT Strategic Framework
  • Posted in E-Government

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