Regulatory Issues

New Challenged Announced by AHRQ

AHRQ announced a new Challenge competition inviting participants to develop innovative TeamSTEPPS video content, which is a vital part of AHRQ’s patient safety resources and features a training program comprised of evidence-based tools and resources to promote communication and teamwork between healthcare professionals.

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USCDI: Supporting Interoperability Requirements of the Cures Act

By David Navarro – The 21st Century Cures Act has adopted the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI) standard to help further interoperability efforts and data sharing among providers and patients. We unpack the details around USCDI and look at how it is constantly changing as more data points and data classes are reviewed and added.

ONC Turns 18

By Steven Posnack – On April 27, 2004, President Bush signed Executive Order (EO) 13335 and created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Like tapping that first domino, this single action is a key moment in United States health IT history. Nearly two decades later, US policy and technology leadership in health IT is world-renowned.

What’s Happening at the ONC – 4-25-22

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 2022 ONC Annual Meeting recordings are now On-Demand, the feedback period for the USCDI v3 is open until April 30th, & the SVAP comment period closes on May 1st.