For More Information
For More Information

For more information on Electronic Health Records and Health IT, visit the following federal Web sites:

HealthIT.gov: http://www.healthit.gov/patients-families
Section of general Health IT Web site focused on patient and families. This section offers consumer-friendly information about Electronic Health Records and Health IT. The site describes various programs managed by the Office of National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). ONC is the federal office, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, charged with leading the federal/state initiative on Electronic Health Records and Health IT. The Health IT.gov Web site served as the major resource from which information was pulled for the patients and families section of the NJHIT site.

HealthIT Buzz blog: http://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog
This blog is produced by the Office of National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT, which is the federal office, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, charged with leading the federal/state initiative on Electronic Health Records and Health IT. This blog is produced for the healthcare sector, policy makers and consumers. The blog contains sections called EHR/EMR, Health Innovation, From the ONC Desk, and ONC programs.

Office of National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT Twitter Site: http://twitter.com/#!/ONC_HealthIT

Office of National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/HHSONC

US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr
Federal civil rights laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule, together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination and health information privacy.