The Republican healthcare bill may not be better than nothing. David Harsanyi writes: First of all, the preferred free-market plan for health care policy should be no plan whatsoever. The idea that we need a federal top-down strategy to manage a huge chunk of the economy is at the very heart of the problem. Show More Summary
Today the ONC has issued the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 that lays out the vision, goals, and actions that the federal government intends to apply the effective use of health IT immediately and in the coming years. This...Show More Summary
The December HIT Standards Committee included a review of the draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan, recommendations about identity management from the Transport and Security Workgroup, an overview of the Prescription Drug Monitoring...Show More Summary
Here is the US Government Blog Post announcing the revised plan. http://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/from-the-onc-desk/release-federal-health-strategic-plan/ Release of the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2011 – 2015 September 12, 2011, 11:39 am Jodi G. Show More Summary
Link: Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2011-2015 The Plan reflects federal government priorities to help eligible providers become meaningful users of health IT; support implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...Show More Summary
AMIA, the association for informatics professionals, has weighed in on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan in response to the HHS Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) call for comments on the overarching strategy for realizing health IT goals set forth by the U.S. Congress and the Administration. AMIA President and CEO Edward H. Shortliffe, [...]
Patricia Flatley Brennan, R.N., Ph.D., Project HealthDesign Director I want to thank ONC for the challenging yet thoughtful goals set forth in the Federal Health Information Technology Strategic Plan. This vision for the future of health IT will surely encourage...
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced an open public comment period on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2011-2015 (“the Plan”). The Plan reflects ONC’s strategy, developed in collaboration with other federal partners, over the next five years for realizing Congress and the Administration’s health IT agenda. Despite [...]