HIMSS Comments in response to the 2019 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) - September 2019 Request for Feedback

On behalf of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), we are pleased to provide written comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in response to their September 2019 Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) Request for Feedback. 

Feedback included:

  • The importance of building awareness of ISA as a tool for implementers
  • Additional features and functionality to add to the resource to improve its usefulness and value
  • Considerations to improve measurement of standards adoption
  • Recommendations to broaden the education for implementers and emerging stakeholders
  • An expansion of standards and specifications represented in the ISA