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Work group gathers input on health data exchange standards

iHealthBeat, November 3, 2009

Healthcare industry leaders told members of the Health IT Standards Committee's implementation work group that a lack of common standards is hindering health data exchange efforts. As a result, the work group is gathering information on how to standardize data exchange systems. The implementation work group plans to submit its recommendations to HHS, which will consider the input as it works to hammer out a final definition for "meaningful use."