Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC)
HITOC was created to ensure health system transformation efforts are supported by Health IT. HITOC is tasked with setting goals and developing a strategic health information technology plan for the state, as well as monitoring progress in achieving those goals and providing oversight for the implementation of the plan. HITOC is also responsible for assessing Oregon’s Health IT landscape. HITOC reports to the Oregon Health Policy Board (OHPB).
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HITOC welcomes new members
The Health Information Technology Oversight Council (HITOC) is pleased to announce the appointment of 4 new members as approved by OHBP on May 3, 2022. The new members fill important gaps in behavioral health, social determinants of health, and rural health, as well as improve racial and ethnic representation and geographic diversity Their academic, professional and lived experiences help to advance continuing efforts around Health IT. Their terms will begin June 9, 2022. Welcome to Romney Cortes of Central City Concern, Ann Kasper of Community Counseling Solutions, Kristina Martin of Curry Health, and Dave Perkins of Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic. HITOC roster >
While HITOC membership seats are filled at this time, nominations for future gaps in representation are still welcomed. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. The application and background information can be found on our recruitment page here >
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Background and Reports
The Health IT Oversight Council (HITOC) is in the midst of updating Oregon’s strategic plan for health IT. HITOC’s strategic plan is for everyone in Oregon, not just Medicaid/Oregon Health Plan. Its statewide strategies include state agencies, hospitals, health systems, CCOs and health insurance companies, clinicians and clinic staff, technology partners, consumers/patients, and more.
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