Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ONC Seeks Input on NwHIN Governance

Goedert, Joseph. "ONC Seeks Input on NwHIN Governance."HealthData Management, May 11, 2012.

From the website: "The Office of the National Coordinator for HIT has issued a request for information on establishing a governance mechanism for the emerging Nationwide Health Information Network. The mechanism will include common rules expressing technical, privacy and security, and business practice requirements to create a consistent trust baseline for stakeholders, according to a PowerPoint presentation from ONC. “In the absence of national guidance, states and other private sector stakeholders/consortiums are beginning to develop state/consortium-unique and potentially conflicting governance approaches to electronic health information exchange.” Read more

See also  
Posnack, Steven and Kate Berry. "Building the Proposed Rule: An Overview of the Governance RFI. "    National eHealth Collaborative, May 11, 2012.

Nationwide Health Information Network: Conditions for Trusted Exchange, a Proposed Rule by the Health and Human Services Department on May 15, 2012.