The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a new paper that outlines strategiesÂ on how to further build upÂ the quality of health information technology tools and systems.
ONC also seeks alliances withÂ clinicians, consumers, hospitals, technology developers, researchers, policymakers and other health IT stakeholders in order to improve delivery services, the office said Thursday.
ONC suggests ways to achieve care quality improvement, namely to use similarÂ technical standards; evaluateÂ improvement tools throughÂ certification and testing; and develop user-friendly tools.
The office also recommends the development of rules of engagement and governance.
ONC said it plans to setÂ goals for three, six and ten-year timeframes in collaboration withÂ stakeholders in order to achieve its vision.