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 upcoming information session webinar to learn more about the LEAP in Health IT SEN, registration for the ONC Annual Meeting 2021 is now open, & one week left to participate in the Challenge Competition on Synthetic Health Data.Read More
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 two webinars next week, new CARES Act funding released, ISA 2021 Reference Edition Now Available, & more.
By Rob Anthony – As the compliance dates for the 21st Century Cures Act: Information Blocking, Interoperability, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program Final Rule (ONC Cures Act Final Rule) draw nearer, ONC has created additional resources to assist the health IT developer community.
By Steven Posnack MS MHS – In a companion blog post I covered some foundational points about the 21st Century Cures Act’s (Cures Act) information blocking law and the regulation ONC issued to implement the law. As a quick recap, there are three categories of “actors” to whom the law applies…
By Steven Posnack MS MHS – Passed four years ago, the 21st Century Cures Act included a definition of “information blocking.” On behalf of the HHS Secretary, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology was tasked with implementing this definition and its “exceptions.”
At its annual member meeting on December 15, 2020, The Sequoia Project, a non-profit dedicated to solving health IT interoperability for the public good, announced the launch of three new community subgroups under its Interoperability Matters Information Blocking Workgroup.
HHS Extends Compliance Dates for Information Blocking and Health IT Certification Requirements in 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule. Responding to public health threats posed by the coronavirus pandemic releases interim final rule with comment period to extend compliance dates.
The Sequoia Project launched new resources and training for the healthcare and health IT communities preparing for the November 2, 2020 deadline to comply with U.S. Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT information blocking and interoperability rules.
By Steven Posnack – On Monday, March 9th 2020, the ONC released the long awaited final rule to address information blocking and update the ONC Health IT Certification Program as directed by Congress through the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016.