Health IT Now Comments on Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

Health IT Now filed comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan. Overall, we are pleased to see that the interoperability of health information systems is a cornerstone of the strategic plan. We are concerned the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is not achieving the goals set out by Congress, namely increased efficiency, improved health outcomes and better access to electronic information, largely because the program has failed to facilitate interoperation across systems and providers. Read the full comment letter here.