Collaboration of the Health IT Policy and Standards Committees

*Past meetings are shown from January 2013. For older meetings, please visit Health IT Archives.

The Health IT Policy and Standards Committees meet jointly and collaborate to make recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on the adoption, implementation, and standards of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including the electronic exchange and use of health information.

The Health IT Policy Committee is charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on a policy framework for the development and adoption of a nationwide health information infrastructure, including standards for the exchange of patient medical information. For more information on the Health IT Policy Committee, please visit http://www.healthit.gov/facas/health-it-policy-committee.

The Health IT Standards Committee is charged with making recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information. For more information on the Health IT Standards Committee, please visit http://www.healthit.gov/facas/health-it-standards-committee.

Task Forces

Active Joint Committee Groups

Recommendations

View the Health IT Joint Committee Collaboration’s recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT.
View the Health IT Policy Committee’s recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT.
View the Health IT Standards Committee's recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Meeting Archive

To obtain materials for joint committee meetings prior to January 2013, please visit the HealthIT.gov Archive

Membership

The Health IT Policy and Health IT Standards Committees’ membership reflect a broad range of stakeholders, including federally-appointed experts, providers, ancillary healthcare workers, consumers, purchasers, health plans, technology vendors, researchers, relevant federal agencies, universities, and individuals with technical expertise on health care.

View the Health IT Policy Committee’s membership.
View the Health IT Standards Committee’s membership.