Unveiling Inferno Testing Support for Payer Data Exchange API Standards

By Ashley Hain & Robert Anthony – ONC has hit a new milestone in advancing interoperability across the care continuum. A new series of voluntary tests to support standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) leveraging Health Level Seven® (HL7®) implementation specifications developed via the Da Vinci project and the CARIN Alliance are now available…

Innovation in Population Data Analytics

By Adam Wong – The SMART Health IT team based in Boston Children’s Hospital Computational Health Informatics Program has been a leader in developing new capabilities leveraging the HL7® FHIR® standard. A 2010 Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Project was SMART’s first ONC funding opportunity that led to the creation of the SMART on FHIR API.

What’s Happening at the ONC

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 a one-on-one conversation on Health Policy with National Coordinator, Micky Tripathi, the upcoming quarterly Health IT Certification Program Developer Roundtable, and more!

HHS Expands TEFCA by Adding Two Additional QHINs

The ONC announced that two additional organizations—CommonWell Health Alliance and Kno2—have been designated as Qualified Health Information Networks™ (QHINs) capable of nationwide health data exchange governed by the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement.