Tuesday, July 3, 2012

CCHIT Urges Private-Public Partnership to Govern the NwHIN

Manos, Diana. "CCHIT Urges Private-Public Partnership to Govern the NwHIN." Healthcare IT News, June 27, 2012. 

From the article: "The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) believes a private-public partnership would be better to run the future Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN), rather than a federal body alone.

According to Karen Bell, MD, chair of CCHIT and former director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), Office of Health Information Technology Adoption, governance of the NwHIN would need stakeholders from all angles of the project, including public health officials, providers, consumers and even third party users outside of the federal government." Read more

See also
CCHIT website. CCHIT Public Comment on ONC’s NwHIN Governance Request for Information, June 25, 2012.