ONC to Present Update on National HIE Governance Activities

HIE Governance Progress

HIE Governance Progress

National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) is a public-private organization that works as a cooperative agreement partner of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. NeHC works closely with the ONC in “encouraging health information exchange, providing tools to support engagement with consumers, and leveraging an education platform and health IT programs.” To help fulfill this objective NeCH and ONC hosts webinars on a regular basis to educate proficers and other stakeholders.

On September 17, NeHC will host an event with the ONC to discuss the latest developments on the HIE front. The event is free.

Tomorrow: Tuesday, September 17, 3:00-4:30PM EST

Description:  In this webinar, representatives from ONC will give an update on national HIE governance efforts, including a brief overview of the ONC Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange, Exemplar grantee projects, and National HIE Governance Forum efforts.  Since April, NeHC and ONC have brought together over thirty HIE governing entities monthly to discuss, prioritize, catalog some of the most challenging aspects of HIE governance and identify common solutions.   Forum participants will review issues and topics that have been discussed to date including approaches to trust such as: duty to respond, local autonomy, and chain of trust. Additionally, Forum participants will discuss the progress being made in the National HIE Governance Forum’s Privacy and Security workgroup in developing a promising practices related to trust.

This webinar will be recorded. Recordings of past webinars can be found in the NeHC Resource Center.


  • Paul Uhrig, Chief Privacy Officer, Surescripts
  • Mariann Yeager, CEO, Healtheway
  • Dr. David Kibbe, Executive Director, DirectTrust
  • Jodi Daniel, Director of the Office of Policy Planning, ONC
  • Kory Mertz, Challenge Grant Director, ONC

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