The dataset contains all the current and historical performance measures submitted as part of ONC;s annual budget formulation process. These measures track agency priorities for electronic health record adoption, health information exchange, patient engagement, and privacy and security. Each measure contains the annual estimate and a measure target, if applicable, for all the years the measure was reported in the ONC Budget.
*This data is API accessible. See /api for documentation and guidance on how to use the API.
|Data Field||Data Description||Additional Information|
|measure||Performance Measure // The official performance measure statement.||The measure is expressed as either a percentage or a whole number.|
|measure_year||Performance Measure Year // The year in which the measure was estimated. This corresponds to the budget year or fiscal year.||The federal fiscal year is October to September. Some measures are estimated as of the end of the fiscal year; others are estimated for the calendar year, depending on when data are available.|
|measure_type||Performance Measure Estimate or Target // Whether the value pertains to a measure estimate or target.||actual = measure estimate; target = measure target|
|measure_value||Performance Measure Estimate or Target Value // The official measure estimation or target.|
|measure_status||Performance Measure Status // Whether the measure continues to be estimated as part of the annual budget process, or if the measure has been discontinued.||discontinued = historical measure only, not included in budgets beyond the last year of reported data|
Individual measures track ONC priorities and goals. Measures are estimated based off HHS/ONC surveys and program data. Targets are determined through both predictive analysis and political negotiation. Targets are usually set one year in advance.