January 15, 2020
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public comment. Comments are due on March 18, 2020.
The draft plan outlines federal health information technology (health IT) goals and objectives to ensure that individuals have access to their electronic health information to help enable them to manage their health and shop for care. The strategic plan was developed by the HHS Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in collaboration with more than 25 federal organizations. It is anticipated by the ONC that this strategic plan will be used as a roadmap for health IT efforts by both government agencies and the private sector.
Key objectives of the plan are:
A press release on the document is available here.