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The prior Health IT Standards Committee has been replaced by the Health IT Advisory Committee.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. Initially, the Health IT Standards Committee focused on the policies developed by the Health IT Policy Committee.

Previous Workgroups

Health IT Standards Workgroups


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

Meeting Archive

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


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

Content last reviewed on April 19, 2018
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