ASCO supports the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and other health information technology to improve the quality of cancer care. The ASCO Health Information Technology (HIT) Work Group, comprised of oncologist volunteers, directs ASCO's HIT initiatives. For questions about these activities, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Help with Electronic Health Records Selection, Installation, and Adoption: Installing EHR software can be complicated. ASCO has assembled several resources to help oncologists with the many issues surrounding EHR software adoption.
- Understanding the Government Incentive Programs: Learn about the federal government's two health IT incentive programs, which aim to increase the adoption of e-prescribing and the meaningful use of EHRs.
- Recommended HIT Standards and Policy Positions: ASCO has worked to set technical standards for EHR software and also been actively commenting on government legislation.