HHS Needs Private Help For Health Info Network, Group Says

Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 1:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services should partner with private entities to govern a nationwide health information network — a mandate of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 — a health information technology group said Monday.

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology said a partnership between HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, which is tasked with creating an oversight mechanism for a nationwide health information network, and private entities would establish more trust on behalf of patients...
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