By 2017, electronic health records (EHRs) should be interoperable, according to a timeline proposed by the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) of Health Information Technology. On January 29, 2015, the ONC released the timeline and a set of critical actions that should be taken by a range of stakeholders to meet the target. ONC is accepting public comment on the plan through April 3, 2015. The timeline and actions to reach the target were released in “Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0 . . .
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