information blocking

Creating Info-Sharing Clarity Amidst Confusion

By Kim Boyd – Not much time has passed since the ONC’s October 6th information-blocking rule expanded the definition of electronic health information. Hailed by many in the social media sphere as “Data Liberation Day,” the expansion of the rule is the culmination of a two-year process…

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What’s Happening at the ONC – 10/24/22

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 final Office Hours Series on 10/27, the 2022 ONC Virtual Tech Forum now on demand & more.




What’s Happening at the ONC – 9-26-22

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 USCDI v4 Submission Period, closes on 9/30, a new Data Brief that found fewer than 1 in 5 primary care physicians electronically exchanged patient health information with public health agencies & more!


What’s Happening at the ONC – 8-01-22

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 an EHI Sharing Workshop this week, a new data brief showing the latest data on interoperable exchange of health information among office-based physicians in 2019, & new Approved Standards for 2022.



Encouraging Regulatory Compliance

By Matt Fisher – Concerns about the scope of compliance with a growing host of regulations in healthcare are mounting. It is fully acknowledged that healthcare is subject to a myriad of regulations that often create confusing, if not contradictory requirements for organizations.