"standards" Posts

Portrait of Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo

Interoperability to help achieve better care, smarter spending, and healthier people

Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo | January 30, 2015

Today, we issued Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0 (“Roadmap”).  This Roadmap reflects nearly a year of collaborative effort with extensive input from the public and private sectors and is a call to action to see that we can unlock digital health information and see that it can be appropriately used when and where it matters most, to who matters most – the people of this nation.  

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Portrait of Jodi G. Daniel, J.D., M.P.H.

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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Portrait of Michelle Consolazio

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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