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Program and Project Overviews

Office of Health Information Technology Program Overview
Office of Health Information Technology Program Summary.
Updated March 2019

CQMR Overview
Overview of the Clinical Quality Metrics Registry
Updated May 2019

HIE Onboarding Program Overview
Overview of the Health Information Exchange Onboarding Program
Updated March 2019

Oregon Provider Directory Overview
Overview of Oregon's Provider Directory work and solution
Updated January 2019


OrHIMA 2018


Annual Report to the Legislature
The Oregon Health IT Program's annual report to the Legislature (2015-16)

Behavioral Health HIT 12-1-2017 Report Draft for HITOC Review
Report draft reviewed by the Health Information Technology Oversight Council

Business Plan Framework
Oregon’s Business Plan Framework for Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange (2014-2017).

CCO HIT Report - Exec Summary 2015
Executive Summary for the CCO HIT and HIE initiatives report. (June 30, 2015)

CCO HIT Summary Report July 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)

State Near-Term HIT HIE Development Strategy
Phase 1.5 recommended strategies for development of HIT and HIE foundational services to support health system transformation.

Strategic Plan for HIT and HIE (Sept. 2017)
Oregon's Strategic Plan for Health Information Technology and Health Information Exchange (2017-2020)

Online Resources

Below, you can find some online resources and definitions related to health information technology in Oregon and nationally.


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

Medicaid 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.


Direct Trust
DirectTrust is a collaborative non-profit association of 124 health IT and health care provider organizations to support secure, interoperable health information exchange via the Direct message protocols.

Healthcare 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.

The Sequoia Project
In 2012, The Sequoia Project was chartered as a non-profit 501(c)(3) to advance the implementation of secure, interoperable nationwide health information exchange. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, transitioned management of its eHealth Exchange to The Sequoia Project for maintenance. Since 2012, the Exchange has grown to become the largest health information exchange network in the country. In 2014, it began to support additional interoperability initiatives beginning with Carequality.


Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
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
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.

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