The Senate Appropriations Committee has drafted bill language directing ONCs Health IT Policy Committee to submit a report on the technical, operational and financial barriers to electronic health records interoperability.
The committee also wants examined the role of EHR certification in advancing or hindering interoperability. A report released in April written by an advisory group put together by Mitre Corporation and funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality concluded that there is a lack of interoperability among data resources for EHRs which is creating a major hurdle to the unfettered exchange of information and development of a robust U.S. health data infrastructure.
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