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Public Workshop – Proposed Risk-Based Regulatory Framework and Strategy for Health Information Technology

May 13-15, 2014

The FDA, ONC, and FCC seek broad input from stakeholders and experts. The topic to be discussed is the FDASIA health IT report [PDF - 438 KB] that contains a proposed strategy and recommendations on an appropriate, risk-based regulatory framework for health IT that promotes innovation, protects patient safety, and avoids regulatory duplication.

This meeting will be held May 13-15, 2014, beginning at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) at the following location:

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Building 101, Red Auditorium
100 Bureau Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-1070

The workshop will be webcast. Persons interested in viewing the Webcast must register online by May 2, 2014, 4 p.m.

Security Risk Assessment Tool Web Event

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:00 – 3:30 pm EDT

It’s been about a month since HHS released the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool on March 28th of this year. Since then ONC has received many suggestions, comments and questions . This webinar is designed to review the current state of the tool, discuss some of the known issues and ONC’s plan to address those identified issues and answer questions from users across the country.

ONC is looking forward to hearing from the SRA Tool’s user community.

Register here and join us at – on April 29th 2014 from 2 – 3:30 pm EDT.

“Exploring the Impact of Digital Technologies on Consumer Engagement and Empowerment for Communities of Color”

Thursday, April 24, 2014 2:00 – 3:30PM ET

Please join the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a webinar on April 24th, from 2:00 -3:30PM ET. Transforming the nation’s healthcare system won’t happen without addressing health equity and health disparities that persist our health care systems. Health IT offers significant opportunities to improve health care access and quality in a way that can promote improved health outcomes and equity for all. During this webinar participants will hear from national experts on policy levers and scalable examples of we can maximize the benefit of Health IT for all.

Register today!

Opening Remarks from:


  • Erin Mackay, National Partnership for Women and Families
  • Shane Hickey, National Association of Community Health Centers
  • Silas Buchanan, Institute for eHealth Equity
  • Luis Belen, Chief Executive Officer, National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT)

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