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Steps Toward Nationwide Health Information Exchange

The PCAST workgroup made its report to the HITPC and HITSC committees of the ONC.  The workgroup felt that the PCAST report provides a compelling vision that could be an important aspect of the learning healthcare system, notes that major policy and operational issues need to be addressed in the proposed technology, and urges that large operational tests are needed to resolve the policy and feasibility concerns.  Here is the report: