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Health Information Technology (IT)

The NIST Health IT program will help improve the quality and availability of healthcare and reduce healthcare costs by enabling the establishment of an emerging health IT network that is correct, complete, secure, usable, and testable.

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NIST has a diverse portfolio of activities supporting our nation's health IT effort. With NIST's extensive experience and broad array of expertise both in its laboratories and in successful collaborations with the private sector and other government agencies, NIST is actively pursuing the standards and measurement research necessary to achieving the goal of improving healthcare delivery through information technology.

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