May 7, 2012
Farzad Mostashari, MD
Office of the National Coordinator
Hubert H. Humphrey Building,
Suite 729D, 200 Independence Ave. SW.
Washington, DC 20201
Re: Health Information Technology: Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology, 2014 Edition; Revisions to the Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology
Dear Dr. Mostashari:
On behalf of AMIA (American Medical Informatics Association), I am pleased to submit these comments in response to the above-referenced proposed rule. AMIA is the professional home for biomedical and health informatics and is dedicated to the development and application of informatics in support of patient care, public health, teaching, research, administration, and related policy. AMIA seeks to enhance health and healthcare delivery through the transformative use of information and communications technology.