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

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NLM is collaborating with OS and 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. Collaboration includes serving as members of the Vocabulary Task Force and Clinical Operations Workgroup of the Health IT 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.

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