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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Clinical Vocabulary and Standards Development for Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is collaborating with the Office of the Secretary OS and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) on developing and disseminating regulatory language related to health information technology, meaningful use, and standards and certification criteria related to electronic health records and messaging. The collaboration includes serving as members of the Content Standards Workgroup, and Semantic Standards Workgroup of the Health IT (HIT) Standards Committee. The HIT Standards Committee is a Federal advisory committee that was created by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to provide input to HHS on the policies and technologies needed to improve health and care.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Committee, Advisory Group, or Work Group

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