Regulatory Issues

Two Sides of the AI/ML Coin in Health Care

By Kathryn Marchesini, Jeff Smith, & Jordan Everson – As we’ve previously discussed, algorithms—step by step instructions (rules) to perform a task or solve a problem, especially by a computer—have been widely used in health care for decades. One clear use of these algorithms is through evidence-based, clinical decision support interventions.

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HHS Actions to Nation Security Memorandum 15

HHS announced actions it will take following National Security Memorandum 15, signed by President Biden, directing implementation of the 2022 National Biodefense Strategy and Implementation Plan for Countering Biological Threats, Enhancing Pandemic Preparedness, and Achieving Global Health Security.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 10/24/22

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 the final Office Hours Series on 10/27, the 2022 ONC Virtual Tech Forum now on demand & more.




Top Three Themes from ONC’s EHI Sharing Workshop

By Amanda Woodhead – ONC recently held a health care provider-focused workshop and guided discussion on opportunities and challenges related to sharing electronic health information. More than 200 people involved with utilizing health information technology to share EHI participated in the half-day workshop.