The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) continues to accept nominations for the Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC). The application may also be
used to express interest in potential future workgroups.
The Oregon Health Policy Board (OHBP) approved 5 new members on July 6, 2021. HITOC continues to accept nominations for remaining gaps in representation. Nominations are open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Application and background information:
What is HITOC?
HITOC members participate in health system transformation by working towards a vision of health information technology (health IT)-optimized health care, in which robust health IT tools support providers, patients and their families, health systems, communities, Medicaid Coordinated Care Organizations (CCOs), health plans, and policymakers. HITOC is responsible for establishing the strategic plan for health IT for Oregon, making policy recommendations, assessing the health IT landscape, and programmatic oversight. HITOC reports to the Oregon Health Policy Board, and membership is set by the Board.
Who we're looking for:
The Oregon Health Policy Board is committed to ensuring all committees reflect the racial, ethnic, gender, geographic, and disability diversity of Oregonians. We're looking for motivated members with health IT experience and are especially interested in nominees who can represent:
- Racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity
- Latino/a/x and Hispanic communities
- Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities
- Coastal region
- Behavioral health (both mental health and substance use disorder treatment)
Note: Technology vendors are not eligible to serve on HITOC but may be considered for workgroups or subcommittees.
Details of service:
HITOC meets for three hours every other month virtually (12:30-3:30pm the first Thursdays of even numbered months) and may resume meeting in Portland in late 2021. When in-person attendance resumes, members may still participate via phone/webinar. Membership terms are for 3 years. OHA will reimburse
travel costs of HITOC members, if needed.
For questions about the application, please reach out to:
Hope Peskin-Shepherd, Hope.Peskin-Shepherd@dhsoha.state.or.us
Everyone has a right to know about and use Oregon Health Authority (OHA) programs and services. OHA provides free help. Some examples of the free help OHA can provide are:
- CART (live captions)
- Sign language and spoken language interpreters
- Written materials in other languages
- Large print
- Audio and other formats
If you need help or have questions, please contact: Marissa Pantley at 503-881-2749 or OHIT.Info@state.or.us, or 711 TTY.