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.Read More
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.
ByTeresa Zayas Caban, Kevin Chaney MGS & Don Rucker MD – The accelerated use of health IT has led to exponential growth in the amount and availability of electronic health data. Despite this progress, certain research and scientific breakthroughs may…
The final rule adopted policies that will continue the advancement of certified EHR technology (CEHRT) utilization, further reduce burden, and increase interoperability and patient access to their health information.
By Andrew Gettinger MD & Thomas A. Mason MD – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a comprehensive strategy to reduce the regulatory and administrative burden related to the use of health IT, including EHRs.
By Cannon Leavelle – More than 1,200 stakeholders gathered this year in Washington, DC for the ONC’s 10th Annual Meeting, Connecting Policy and Technology: Bringing the EHR to the Patient. So, what did people have to say? Here are some key takeaways from ONC’s 2020 Annual Meeting.
By Gopal Khanna MBA – As the Nation continues to reel from the opioid crisis—a public health epidemic that claims at least 130 lives per day—we continue to look for ways to limit the damage.
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.