And with the second meeting of the American Health Information Community
[a federally chartered commission to provide input and recommend to the U.S.
and the Dossia Founders Group have been instrumental in advancing the use of personal health records, members of the American Health Information Community
(AHIC) said at a recent meeting.
Multiple organizations have been working collaboratively through the Personalized Healthcare Work group of the American Health Information Community
(www.hhs.gov/healthit/ahic/healthcare) to develop standards for health care information technology to make this vision a fast-approaching reality.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced David Brailer, M.D., has resigned his current post as vice chairman of the American Health Information Community
"The system we have is simply not adequate," Mike Leavitt, secretary of the Health and Human Services department, said at a meeting of the American Health Information Community
. The United States faces not only the possibility of a bioterrorist attack but also the threat of pandemic, he said.
Recently, the department began encouraging the formation of a group of players from every segment of the health-care industry called the American Health Information Community
to act as a kind of advisory board.
The documents will form the panel's second set of interoperability specifications which will go to the American Health Information Community
(AHIC) later this year.
vice chairman John Menzer has been appointed a member of the American Health Information Community
"The release of an evaluation version of VistA-Office will provide a testing laboratory for interoperability and will supplement efforts by the American Health Information Community
to establish a certification criteria and process," CMS Administrator Mark B.
While the American Health Information Community
(AHIC) voted unanimously in favor of a recommendation for certification of personal health records (PHRs), five AHIC Consumer Empowerment Workgroup members disagreed.
WASHINGTON -- SureScripts is applauding the formation of the American Health Information Community
(AHIC) announced recently by Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt.
While issuing the request for proposals, HHS also announced formation of the American Health Information Community
(AHIC), a 17-member public/private organization that will give the department input and recommendations on making health records digital, interoperable, and secure.