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HHS releases final Health IT Strategic plan for 2011-15
Modern Healthcare

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS has released an 80-page final version of its Federal Health Information Technology Strategic Plan for 2011-2015. The latest version replaces a draft put up for public comment in March.

One new wrinkle in the final document comes under the third of five major policy goals, to “Inspire Confidence and Trust in Health IT” by “protecting the privacy and security of healthcare information and ensuring the safe use of health technology.”