O.S. Title 62, Section 34.201 creates the Health Information Technology Advisory Board to assist the Oklahoma chief information officer in developing a long-range plan to improve cost effectiveness and health outcomes for all state citizens through the use of health information technology. This is to include, but is not limited to:
- securing and protecting individual and personal health information;
- use of electronic health record systems;
- engagement with Oklahoma's private health information exchanges, along with:
- statewide data-sharing interchanges among health information exchanges,
- health information service providers, and
- other methods of incorporating and monitoring information technology.
The board is comprised of nine members, three each appointed by the governor, the president pro tempore of the senate and the speaker of the house of representatives.
Oklahoma’s 10-Year Roadmap for Connected Health is a draft strategic planning document for creating an interoperability health information technology and health information exchange ecosystem. The Roadmap is available for public comment through Sept 28, 2018. Submit comments and questions to HITAB@omes.ok.gov.