Patients & Families

  1. ONC Annual Meeting

    Check out the agenda and register now for ONC’s 2015 Annual Meeting to be held February 2-3, 2015, at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

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  2. Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

    This Plan focuses on federal efforts to advance the collection, sharing, and use of interoperable health information to improve health care, individual, community and public health, and advance research.

    Strategic Plan
  3. Update on HITECH

    Read the 2014 report to Congress about progress on the HITECH Act which highlights progress and accomplishments in advancing the use of health IT.

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  4. Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability


    Submit your comments and help achieve the 3, 6, and 10 year interoperability milestones.

    Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability


Health information technology (health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information. Health IT includes the use of electronic health records (EHRs) instead of paper medical records to maintain people's health information.

Learn more about The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

Learn more about the National Learning Consortium

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