Health IT Advisory Committee to Hold First Meeting

The new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, charged under the 21st Century Cures Act with making recommendations to the National Coordinator for HIT on the implementation of healthcare infrastructure, will hold its inaugural meeting Thursday, January 18, 2018.

The 30-member HITAC, which replaces ONC’s HIT Policy and Standards committees, is now fully staffed. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), in his capacity as Senate minority leader, filled the panel’s remaining two slots by appointing Valerie Grey, executive director of the New York eHealth Collaborative, and Aaron Miri, chief information officer at security vendor Imprivata, to the committee.

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(Source: Health Data Management