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Recap of Recent Federal HIT Policy Developments: Part 5

Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) HIT Standards Committee Implementation Workgroup held its second meeting in as many weeks to work on certification criteria recommendations to correspond with the HIT Policy Committee’s functional objective recommendations for Stage 2 of the Medicare/Medicaid EHR Incentive Program.  Once finalized and approved by the full committee, the workgroup’s recommendations will serve to advise ONC staff as they write the proposed rule on Stage 2 product standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria.

On August 24, the NIH-National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) released a job announcement for a program director in the area of health informatics or biomedical image processing.  The application period closes September 2.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) held the 2011 Public Health Informatics Conference in Atlanta on August 21-24.

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