FTC Submits Comment on Final Information Blocking Rule to the Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.Read More
Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) announced the release of the 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule, which implements provisions from the 21st Century Cures Act passed by Congress.
HHS Finalizes Historic Rules to Provide Patients More Control of Their Health Data: Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking.
By Teresa Zayas Caban, Kevin Chaney MGS, Stephanie Garcia MPH, Tracy Okubo PMP & Robert Carroll PhD – The increasing availability of electronic health data in the 21st century has tremendous potential to ignite a new era of inquiry and discovery.
Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC. Including updates on HIMSS. the ONC Annual Meeting, and Draft Health IT Strategic Plan.
By Thomas A. Mason MD – The ONC is releasing an updated version the Health IT Playbook, a tool to help clinical practices reduce the burden of EHRs and make the most of their health IT investment. The Playbook is an intuitive, easy to navigate…
Supporting the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care, here is what is happening at the ONC. Including updates on the Annual Meeting, new appointments at GAO, job openings at the ONC and more.
By Seth Pazinski & Lauren Richie – The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) consists of a dedicated group of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to provide recommendations on ONC policies and programs.
By Alicia Morton DNP RN-BC, Al Taylor MD, Sam Meklir MPA & Wes Barker MS – The ability to capture, use, and exchange many aspects of electronic health information has greatly advanced with the increased adoption of health IT.