Electronic Health Records Taskforce Committees
The Taskforce committee structure is based on the four Goals of Strategic Framework outlined in the report, "The Decade of Health Information Technology: Delivering Consumer-centric and Information-rich Health Care - Framework for Strategic Action," issued by David J. Brailer, M.D., Ph.D., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on July 21, 2004.
Information on committee membership and actions can be accessed by clicking on the committee name. Underneath each committee name is a notation of the corresponding goal within the Goals of Strategic Framework, with a link to the detailed description of the goal on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Technology (ONC) Web site.
Informing Clinicians Committee
Brief Summary of Goal: Patients' information should be portable and move with them from one point of care to another.
Brief Summary of Goal: Well-informed patients are better equipped to actively participate in their own care and decision-making.
Brief Summary of Goal: Electronic health records will optimize population health by:
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