ONC Releases HIT ARRA Implementation Plan

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has released an operating plan titled the Health Information Technology American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Implementation Plan.

The operating plan is included on the DHHS Agency Wide Plan page under the “List of Recovery Programs within HHS.”

The operating plan outlines immediate actions to meet statutory requirements under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) provisions of the ARRA. The

The topic headings for the operating plan include:

A. Funding Table
B. Objectives
C-E. Activities, Characteristics and Delivery Schedules
F. Environmental Review Compliance
G. Measures
H. Monitoring/Evaluation
I. Transparency
J. Accountability
K. Barriers to Effective Implementation
L. Federal Infrascructure Investment

Thanks to Jim Tate (@jimtate) and John Chilmark (@john_chilmark) for pointing out the report.