Patients & Families

  1. Draft 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory

    ONC is currently accepting public comments on a draft of the 2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory. The comment period will end at 5 p.m. on Monday, October 24, 2016.

    draft 2017 ISA
  2. New Videos: Get it. Check it. Use it.

    ONC and OCR have developed a series of short, easy-to-understand educational videos in English and Spanish to help individuals better understand their right to see and get their health information.

  3. Patient Engagement Playbook

    Patient engagement can have big benefits for your practice and your patients: better communication, better care, and better outcomes.

    Health IT Playbook
  4. ONC Announces New Challenge

    The Move Health Data Forward Challenge incentivizes API solutions that enable individuals to move their health data.

    Health Data Forward Challenge


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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