This Just In aired live in Atlanta for its first ever Summer HITs episode. Along with several Atlanta health IT executives and innovators, Justin had 3 very special guests from the ONC call in. Listen to what they had to say.Read More
By Don Rucker MD – In the 1990s, many Americans interacted with the Internet through America Online. While this platform was revolutionary, providing users with e-mail services and access to content, it was also a closed network.
By Don Rucker MD – I am pleased to announce the release of ONC’s proposed rule to implement provisions in Title IV of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act). We also released a series of educational resources that focus on areas of the rule—including…
By Don Rucker MD & Talisha Searcy – Today, nearly all non-federal acute care hospitals have adopted certified health IT. New data show that this momentum continues with the introduction of the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria…
By Don Rucker, MD. This proposal would help to significantly reduce administrative burdens imposed on the nation’s clinicians, allowing them to spend more time with their patients.
By Don Rucker MD – I remember when visiting a city required paper maps and often actual guidebooks. Today, I tap on a map app on my phone, enter my destination, and review options for getting from point A to point B.
By Don Rucker MD – The focus of my remarks is primarily on ONC’s mission to achieve nationwide interoperability and reduce clinician burden relative to health IT. I emphasize these areas because they are absolutely critical to the health of Americans using our healthcare system.
WEDI announced Donald W. Rucker, MD, head of the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will deliver the keynote at its 2017 Summer Forum titled “Prior Authorization & HIT Policy: Bringing the Industry Together to Address Challenges.”
With little to no fanfare, Donald Rucker, M.D., the former vice president and chief medical officer at Siemens Healthcare, has been selected as the next National Coordinator for the Department of HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).