Identify and describe at least three initiatives that have been taken by the Office of the National Coordinator to promote the nationwide exchange of health data.

Locate the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. found on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ website.

Identify and describe at least three initiatives that have been taken by the Office of the National Coordinator to promote the nationwide exchange of health data.  How will these initiatives contribute to improved quality, safety, and efficiency of health care?  Which of these initiatives do you consider most significant? Explain your answer.