On July 24, the Federal Register published a call for applications to the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). The HITAC is outlined in Section 3002 of the 21st Century Cures Act and will make recommendations to the National Coordinator on a policy framework to advance an interoperable health information technology infrastructure. Applications are being sought for two members; one of whom will be appointed as a public health official representative.
Interested individuals can apply through the application database on the HealthIT.gov website. The application deadline is 12:00 pm ET on Friday, August 4, 2017.