The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology, sponsored by the health IT industry, will expand to give greater representation to certain industry stakeholders. The commission is developing programs to accredit health information technology products as meeting specific performance standards.
The commission is accepting nominations for individuals who represent one or more of the following: safety net providers, health consumers, quality organizations, public health organizations, and clinical and health-services researchers.
Nominations are due by Oct. 4. Additional information is available at www.cchit.org.