CCHIT announces new work group members

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The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) announced that co-chairs and members of its 2007-2008 all-volunteer work groups and panels have been selected. The teams, totally 161 volunteer individual, will begin work next month in efforts to develop an expanded health IT certification program for next year.

There are two types of volunteer roles: membership in one of five sustaining work groups (foundation; ambulatory EHR; inpatient EHR; emergency department EHR; and networks); or as part of one of five panels in the areas of security; interoperability; privacy and compliance; child health; and cardiovascular medicine.

The full roster of members is published on the Web site