Leading Edge Acceleration Projects

By LEAPs and Bounds: Newest Round of Awardees Seek to Advance Health Equity and Research

By Jawanna Henry, Brett Andriesen, Kevin Chaney MGS, Tracy Okubo & Allison Dennis – Each year since 2018, new Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health IT awardees join an entrepreneurial group dedicated to developing and scaling technological breakthroughs. Together, these awardees bring forth solutions to advance research capabilities and improve care delivery.

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What’s Happening at the ONC – 04-26-21

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 Annual Meeting Recap, new Fact Sheets on FHIR API and the ONC Health IT Certification Program, updates on the Health IT Playbook, careers at the ONC & more.

“Mobilizing a Million Hearts” Through SMART on FHIR

By Kevin Chaney, Kristen Miller & Allison Dennis – Estimating risks and weighing the benefits of health interventions is a challenge for patients and their providers. Patients may wonder if they should be thinking twice before having that second portion of desert. Doctors may consider recommending a daily aspirin.

LEAP in Health IT Program Overview, 2020 (and 2019) Awards

By Kevin Chaney, Tracy Okubo, Avinash Shanbhag & Teresa Zayas Cabán – The ONC announced the latest awards under its Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health IT funding opportunity, which supports innovation to address emerging challenges and advance the development and use of interoperable health IT.