Federal Advisory Committees

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Applications for Health IT Policy Committee and Standards Committee Workgroups are now being accepted

Michelle Consolazio | May 29, 2014

Want to make a difference?
Applications for Health IT Policy Committee and Standards Committee Workgroups are now being accepted
Are you interested in contributing to health IT strategy and policy, or to help identify which standards, implementation, and certification criteria are needed to help providers better use their health information technology? Apply to be considered for one of the ONC’s federal advisory committee workgroups now through ONC’s application database.

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Portrait of Paul Tang

Seeking Your Meaningful Use Experiences

Paul Tang | May 15, 2014

The Health IT Policy Committee’s (HITPC) Meaningful Use Workgroup is looking to learn about your meaningful use experiences.
We are hosting two virtual listening sessions – on May 20, 2014 and May 27, 2014 – where we want to hear about your successes and challenges to achieving meaningful use to inform our recommendations for Stage 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

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Portrait of Larry Wolf

Seeking Your Feedback: Voluntary EHR Certification for Behavioral Health and Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Settings

Larry Wolf | May 14, 2014

The Health Information Technology Policy Committee (HITPC) has been asked by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to explore the health information technology (health IT) needs of the long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) and behavioral health (BH) settings.  In most cases, providers in these settings are not eligible to receive funding from the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive (Meaningful Use) Programs.

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Health IT Policy Committee Hearing To Consider Certification Program Optimization

Lee Stevens | May 1, 2014

On May 7th, the Health IT Policy Committee will hold a public hearing on the ONC Health IT Certification Program in Washington, DC.  Providers, health information exchange organizations, technology developers, certification bodies and testing labs will discuss lessons learned, the attributes of an ideal certification program, how it can be improved going forward, and how we should measure success.

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