Health IT Standards Committee

The prior Health IT Standards Committee has been replaced by the Health IT Advisory Committee.

The Health IT Standards Committee (HITSC) was 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. The Health IT Standards Committee focuses on the recommendations developed by the Health IT Policy Committee.

Meeting Archive

To obtain materials for meetings prior to January 2018, please visit the archives at and create an account. If you have any questions, please contact

Previous Workgroups

Health IT Standards Workgroups


View the Health IT Standards Committee's recommendations to the National Coordinator for Health IT.


The Health IT Standards Committee's membership reflected a broad range of stakeholders, including providers, ancillary healthcare workers, consumers, purchasers, health plans, technology vendors, researchers, relevant federal agencies, and individuals with technical expertise on health care quality, privacy and security, and on the electronic exchange and use of health information.

Member List


PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC


Executive Director
CommonWell Health Alliance
College of American Pathologists
iParsimony, LLC
Intel Corporation
Engaging Patient Strategy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and Chair of Biomedical Informatics, Professor of Pediatrics
Louisiana Tech University
Ascension Health
Harvard Medical School
Chart Lux Consulting
Pfizer, Inc.
Novasano Health and Science
Partners HealthCare
Intelligent Medical Objects
Chief Nursing Informatics Officer
Bon Secours Health System, INC.,
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
Strategic Health Network

Ex Officios

Department of Veterans Affairs
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Defense Health Agency
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology