About the Office for Health Information Technology

The Office of the State Coordinator for Health Information Technology shall:

  • Serve as a focal point on health information technology (HIT) and health information exchange (HIE) policy and assure coherent, collaborative cross agency state HIT planning;
  • Serve as a clearinghouse for all state HIT policy;
  • Align HIT planning efforts with the State Health Plan;
  • Coordinate ARRA HIT/HIE planning and implementation, and provide financial and regulatory oversight of HIT and HIE efforts and initiatives throughout the state;
  • Develop and disseminate public information about HIT and HIE through partnerships with stakeholders; and
  • Work collaboratively with HealthInfoNet, the State's designated health information exchange, or its successor, pursuant to the public-private partnership as outlined in the State HIT Plan

Executive Orders

News for Health Information Technology

Maine Gets Approval for Plan to Expand Health Information Technology

ONC Issues Final Rule to Establish the Temporary Certification Program for Electronic Health Record Technology

Governor Baldacci Forms Committee to Work on Implementation of Federal Health Care Reform

Maine Takes Next Step in Expanding Health Information Technology

Maine EHR Baseline Survey Results

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