By Don Rucker MD & Steven Posnack MS MHS – National Health IT Week is the perfect time to reflect on our collective success since last year. The health information technology (health IT) landscape has dramatically evolved since the first National Health IT Week in 2006.Read More
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By Avinash Shanbhag & Sherilyn Pruitt – This past decade, we have witnessed steady improvements to healthcare interoperability. For those paying close attention, the CONNECT open source project has played a role in making those improvements possible.
By Chris Muir & Brett Coughlin – We recently checked in with ClinicalBox and Lowell General Hospital about their progress since being selected as one of six winners of ONC’s 2015 Market Research and Development (R&D) Pilot Challenge in 2015.
By Daniel Chaput – For patients, healthcare providers, and health plans (among other stakeholders) who need trustworthy, actionable information, the advantages of validated “healthcare directories” are wide ranging and will play an increasing part in our nation’s interoperability infrastructure.
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 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 Chris Muir & James Daniel – It’s been a little more than a year since the Docket app won the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Move Health Data Forward (MHDF) Challenge, focused on helping consumers consolidate and share their health data.
By Steven Posnack, MS, MHS, Chris Muir & Brett Andriesen – Get your 2019 off to a start with new and updated standards! Since the 2018 comment period on the Interoperability Standards Advisory closed on October 1, we combed through all your comments and made improvements based on your suggestions.