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Health Information Technologies

Health Information Technologies is managed by the Department of Health & Social Services Information Technology (IT) Planning office. The IT Planning office is responsible for managing the Alaska Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, the Alaska Health Information Exchange contract, the department's Information Technology Governance, department-wide information technology system implementations, and information technology planning for the department.  

Headline News

  • Clearing the way for patients to get access to their data - The National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) kicked off its new NATE Blue Button for Consumers (NBB4C) Trust Bundle at the 2015 Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Annual Meeting with a surprise display of interoperability in patient-mediated exchange. For further details please see the:
     Full press release.

  • Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A 10-Year Vision to Achieve an Interoperable Health IT Infrastructure: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has a critical responsibility to advance the connectivity of electronic health information and interoperability of health information technology (health IT). More information available:
     Office of the National Coordinator's 10-year vision  

  • Updates about onboarding process for Meaningful Use Public Health Measures can be found on the Meaningful Use page of this website under Onboarding Process section.

Important Program Documents