Health Information Technology Advisory Committee
The state of North Dakota has established a Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) who’s mission is to advance the adoption and use of technology to exchange health information and improve healthcare quality, patient safety and overall efficiency of healthcare and public health services of North Dakota.
Members of the HITAC represent a broad cross-section of healthcare stakeholders in North Dakota. And the foundational beliefs and principles shared among those stakeholders represent an obligation to behave or act in a certain way.
Principles of the HITAC
- Operate with Transparency and Openness
- Build Stakeholder Trust
- Maintain Neutrality
- Uphold Ongoing Stakeholder Investment
- Offer Personal Choice to Patients
- Foster a Culture of Innovation
- Engage Stakeholders to Promote Acceptance and Adoption of the HIN
- Promote Statewide HIN Solutions
- Leverage Existing HIT Initiatives and Resources
- Be Inclusive of a Culturally Diverse Population
- Focus on the Primary Purpose: The Patient
- Build a Learning Health System
The HITAC upholds quality healthcare for all North Dakotans anywhere, anytime.
Domain Workgroups were organized to make recommendations on what are to be included in the system, sustainability and policies and procedures. The workgroups are made up of public/private stakeholders that work together and develop strategies that best meet the needs of the stakeholders. Below is a list of domain workgroups that are currently working to develop strategies. If you or someone on your staff would like to participate in these workgroups, please contact us.
- Legal & Policy
- Communication & Education
- Technical Infrastructure
- Data Use
- HPD (Health Provider Directory)