By Steven Posnack MS, MHS, & Brett Andriesen – Can you believe it’s already 2020? We may still be a few years away from flying cars, but we’ve made a lot of progress since 2010. The Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), too, has changed a lot since the first publication in 2015 –Read More
Health IT Buzz
By Seth Pazinski & Lauren Richie – The Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC) consists of a dedicated group of experts who volunteer their time and expertise to provide recommendations on ONC policies and programs.
By Alicia Morton DNP RN-BC, Al Taylor MD, Sam Meklir MPA & Wes Barker MS – The ability to capture, use, and exchange many aspects of electronic health information has greatly advanced with the increased adoption of health IT.
It is day three of our 12 Days of Christmas Posts and we have chosen to highlight three of our top contributors whose articles are worth reading in case you missed them the first time or even revisiting for another read through.
By Aisha Hasan – The ONC engages in several global health IT projects from a United States government perspective. ONC works with global counterparts to share experiences, and ensure alignment between global interoperability efforts and the United States’ approaches to interoperability.
By Kathryn Marchesini JD & Ali Massihi – As ONC works to advance the development and use of health IT, we know that you play an important and equal role in maintaining the public’s confidence and trust. The privacy and security of health information is always…
By Steven Posnack MS, MHS – I’m pleased to announce that Robert Anthony recently transitioned into the role of the director of the Certification & Testing Division in ONC’s Office of Technology, where he will oversee the ONC Health IT Certification Program.
By Elisabeth Myers & Talisha Searcy – Combatting the opioid crisis is a top priority for the US Dept of Health and Human Services and the nation. Equipping healthcare providers with easy access to data about their patients’ opioid prescriptions is one strategy to help reduce opioid misuse.
By Brett Coughlin – One of four High Impact Pilot recipients, which developed a care plan platform to help pharmacists coordinate care with patients, is now operating in all 50 states. This tool was one example of how pharmacists’ responded to the wave of…