Health IT Policy and Standards Committees seeking new members
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is accepting nominations to the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) until February 27 and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) is accepting nominations to the Health IT Standards Committee through March 6. The Health IT Policy Committee makes 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. The Health IT Standards Committee makes recommendations to ONC on standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the electronic exchange and use of health information. You can find more information about the Health IT Policy Committee and theHealth IT Standards Committee on HealthIT.gov.