EHR Intelligence September 27, 2021
ONC and CDC are collaborating on various projects to enhance the public health IT infrastructure and standardize public health data exchange.
CDC and ONC are collaborating on public health IT infrastructure and standards to promote interoperability after COVID-19 highlighted flaws in public health data exchange, ONC lead Micky Tripathi, MD, MPP, said in a press availability earlier this month.
In July, the HITECH Public Health Data Systems Task Force issued a report with 22 recommendations related to public health data systems infrastructure and standards.
Tripathi said that the agencies are still going through the recommendations.
He noted that the agencies have pulled several recommendations as high priority elements.
First, he said...