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.Read More
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.
HHS Finalizes Historic Rules to Provide Patients More Control of Their Health Data: Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking.
By Matt Fisher – As the healthcare industry awaits a final rule on information blocking and enabling easier access to data by individuals, divisions are becoming more apparent between patients and individuals on the one hand and some portions of the healthcare industry on the other hand.
The Sequoia Project-Led Industry Workgroup Provides Actionable Implementation Guidance and Feedback
By Luis Castillo – At the beginning of February 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released their long-awaited rules regarding patient access to their own health records, and they’re an absolute doozy.
By D’Arcy Gue – Healthcare industry market analysts, technology gurus and IT reporters sometimes like to envision a powerfully capable future in which software architectures are open, small application developers are thriving, and healthcare IT solutions.
Health information technology developers that provide 90 percent of electronic health records used by U.S. hospitals and five largest healthcare systems agree to implement three commitments to improve the flow of health information
By Matt Fisher – National Health IT Week was a busy time with regard to government announcements. First, the final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and Modifications was released and second, on the same day, the OIG released a reminder about information blocking concerns.