Genevieve Morris serves as the principal deputy national coordinator for health IT. In this role, she reports directly to the national coordinator for health IT. Ms. Morris is a subject matter expert in health IT policy, program management, Interoperability, Meaningful Use, and the Quality Payment Program. She is experienced in understanding and interpreting federal regulations, including the Meaningful Use rules and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) certification rules. In Ms. Morris’ prior position, she worked with ONC in a variety of areas such as policy, standards and technology, and grant programs. Among her outputs were reports to support the State Health Information Exchange Program, including reports on consumer engagement in health information exchange, provider directories, and query-based health information exchange. Most notably, Ms. Morris supported the development of the Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap, including writing and editing portions of the roadmap. This important document provides guidance to all health IT stakeholders on the actions that must be taken in order to achieve a truly interoperable learning health system. She also supported ONC’s Health IT Certification Program by developing the test procedures and test data related to the Meaningful Use and Advancing Care Information calculations. In addition, Ms. Morris developed the Health IT Framework for Alternative Payment Models (APMs.) The Framework lays out a strategy for moving to more advanced health IT systems to enable APMs to be successful as they scale. Ms. Morris also provided Meaningful Use subject matter expertise to clients, which included assisting practices in qualifying for Meaningful Use incentives and assisting health systems with Meaningful Use audits. Ms. Morris has worked in the health IT field for over 10 years and collaborated on several publications on the topics of health information exchange and Meaningful Use. She holds a Master of Arts in political science from Temple University and a Bachelor of Science in history education from Northland International University.
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