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Documents & Materials

The Oregon Health IT Program's annual report to the Legislature (2015-16)
Oregon’s Business Plan Framework for Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange (2014-2017).
Executive Summary for the CCO HIT and HIE initiatives report. (June 30, 2015)
Summarizes the HIT initiatives underway in Oregon’s 16 Medicaid coordinated care organizations. Utilizes information gathered during CCO visits in 2014 and revised in spring 2015. (June 30, 2015)
Phase 1.5 recommended strategies for development of HIT and HIE foundational services to support health system transformation.
Fact Sheets
Overview of Oregon's Common Credentialing Program and solution (01-2016)
Fact Sheets
Overview of Oregon's Provider Directory work and solution (01-2016)
Fact Sheets
Overview of the Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDIE) utility and PreManage (10-2015)
Fact Sheets
Clinical Quality Metrics Registry overview (12/2015)
Fact Sheets

Visit Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC) for more information on health information technology reports and resources.


Online Resources

Below are some online resources and definitions to learn more about health information technology both in Oregon and nationally.

OregonHealth Reform in Oregon

Oregon's health system transformation efforts are overseen by the Oregon Health Policy Board.

OregonMedicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program

Oregon hospitals and eligible health care providers can apply for federal grants to help them implement and use electronic health records. The goal of the grants is to help providers and hospitals move to secure electronic records, allowing better coordination of care for all.

OregonOregon's Regional Extension Center (OCHIN O-HITEC)

OCHIN O-HITEC is the Regional Extension Center for Oregon, supports medical providers in the adoption and use of electronic health records.

FederalHealthit.gov - ONC

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) website. Features general information about health information technology for both consumers and providers.  It is also 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 located within the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Includes the ONC blog, Healthitbuzz​.

FederalCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website

​The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services oversee the Electronic Health Records Incentive Programs, which provide eligible hospitals and medical professionals financial support to implement and meaningfully use electronic health record systems. The centers also develop meaningful use criteria providers must meet in order to receive an incentive payment.​​


​Provides explanations about all aspects of federal health care reform.​

NationaleHealth Initiative

eHealth Initiative's mission is to drive improvement in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and technology.​

NationalHealthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

​HIMSS is a not-for-profit organization focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.