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New Health IT Policy and Standards Committees’ Workgroups Help ONC Achieve Goals

Jodi G. Daniel, J.D., M.P.H. | August 4, 2014

As part of our efforts to streamline the work of the Federal Advisory Committees (FACAs) (the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) and Health IT Standards Committee (HITSC)) and their workgroups, we have been taking steps to make sure that their work aligns with our strategic direction and our policy priorities. 

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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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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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