Adoption & Implementation of Healthcare Standards

HIMSS Interoperability & Standards Resources

Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has included numerous standards as part of the adoption of meaningful use electronic health record (EHR) certification and as guidance for health information exchange in general. The following links provide some direction by ONC on health IT standards and interoperability.