United States

United States joined GDHP in 2018

About ONC: The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care. ONC is organizationally located within the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ONC is the principal federal entity charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement and use the most advanced health information technology and the electronic exchange of health information. The position of National Coordinator was created in 2004, through an Executive Order, and legislatively mandated in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) of 2009.

Nodal Officer

Mr. Steven Posnack,

Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (IT)
U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

USA


Representation in GDHP work streams

1 Clinical and Consumer Engagement
  • Dr. Andy Gettinger, Chief Clinical Officer/li>
  • Aisha Hasan, Head of Global Health IT
2 Interoperability
  • Dr Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services & Chair, Interoperabilty GDHP Work Stream
3 Evidence and Evaluation
  • Seth Pazinksi, Director of Strategic Planning and Coordination
  • Talisha Searcy, Deputy Director, Technical Strategy and Analysis Division
4 Policy Environments
  • Elise Anthony, Executive Director of Policy
  • Morris Landau, Program Analyst
5 Cyber Security
  • Lisa Lewis (lead), Deputy National Coordinator, Operations, Chief Operating Officer
  • Mikki Smith, Branch Chief of Systems