HIT panel pitches one vocabulary standard for all EHR domains

08/22/2011 | Government Health IT online

The HIT Standards Committee has unveiled one set of vocabulary standards and implementation guides for all EHR quality reporting domains, a feat deemed "momentous" by panel co-chairman Dr. John Halamka. The panel plans to ask the ONC to integrate the standards, which have been in the works for 10 years, into the second stage of meaningful use criteria for EHRs.

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