Committees, Workgroups & Task Forces
The Executive Committee is responsible for establishing the guiding principles of the EHR Association and for developing and implementing strategic plans.
The Membership Committee manages membership criteria and materials and approves new members. They manage the election and appointment processes as well as the EHR Association annual budget process.
Meets as needed.
Members participating in a Workgroup, commit to
- Monthly or twice monthly calls for the Workgroup
- Have an interest in learning and taking a leadership role in the initiatives of the Workgroup
Addresses both government and private sector efforts related to certification of EHRs.
Clinician Experience (CX) Workgroup
Focuses on the clinician experience, workflow, and usability efforts.
Delivery System Reform (DSR) Workgroup
Focuses on the significant reform efforts underway in the United States toward value-based reimbursement, including efforts that extend beyond traditional EHRs, yet leverage EHR data.
Patient Safety (PS) Workgroup
Collaborates with member companies and stakeholders to advance the safe use of EHRs.
Public Policy Leadership (PPL) Workgroup
Facilitates leadership in key public policy initiatives of importance to EHR developers.
Privacy & Security (P&S) Workgroup
Addresses efforts that relate to privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) managed or exchanged through an EHR.
Quality Measurement (QM) Workgroup
Focuses on opportunities and barriers to how EHRs can facilitate improvements in care quality.
Standards & Interoperability (S&I) Workgroup
Addresses efforts, both public and private, on the best use of standards to achieve nationwide interoperability.
Unlike EHRA Committees and Workgroups, Task Forces are short-term and project specific, often requiring participants to have expertise in specialized subject matters.
Covid-19 Task Force
Focuses on COVID-19 reporting requirements, including vaccine reporting, as well as gathering and sharing guidance from industry experts and government officials on the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Opioid Crisis Task Force
Examines how to best utilize EHR data and capabilities as a tool ion the nationwide effort to fight opioid abuse.