By Pooja Babbrah & Jocelyn Keegan – Through recent statute and regulations, the Congress and federal government have finally given recognition to two standards from the National Council on Prescription Drug Standards for use by the industry.Read More
By Abhinav Shashank – Digital disruption, in any industry, comes in waves. While other industries have benefitted from modern technology, healthcare has some catching up to do.
By Steven Posnack & Brett Andriesen – We know it’s been a busy year for your reviewing and commenting on our 21st Century Cures Act Proposed Rule and the latest draft documents associated with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).
By Keith Boone – Most of the interoperability problems we have today can be readily solved. All we have to do is replace the systems we already have in place with newer better technology. Does that sound like a familiar strategy?
As part of our on going series on InterviewsNOW, I spoke to Lee Barrett the Executive Director of EHNAC (Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission). The episode is now on-demand. Check it out and take a listen.
By Genevieve Morris – The 21st Century Cures Act, signed into law in December 2016, calls on the ONC to work with federal partners, including the NIST, and the healthcare and health IT industries to provide interoperability for all.
By Keith Boone – One of the challenges for any organization when working with standards is that there are so many to choose from. For many years I had the luxury of being in a position that was nearly entirely devoted to the creation, tracking, management and leadership in standards development.
HL7 is pleased to announce that Release 3 of FHIR has just been published. The FHIR community invested a huge amount of work in this release. How is FHIR being used in healthcare today?
The ISA is a coordinated catalog of standards and implementation specifications that are available for use by the health information technology industry to meet interoperability needs. Yesterday, the ONC with Steven Posnack hosted #ISAchat.