The Future of Health IT Policy

Review the ONC Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020 again. In addition, review the Policymaking, Regulation and Strategy initiatives on ONC’s website: https://www.healthitgov/policy-researchers-implementers/policymaking-regulation-strategy after everything that has been discussed in this course, elaborate on your thoughts regarding the following: 1. How has federal government involvement, initiatives and regulations helped accelerate Health IT adoption over the past decade? What are some of its biggest accomplishments? 2. What are 3 key challenges the healthcare industry and policymakers face between now and 2015-202 to achieve the goals outlined in the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and why? Be specific. 3. What do you see as 3-4 goals that policymakers might include in the next Federal Health IT Strategic Plan (beyond 2020) and why?



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