Social Determinants of Health

What’s Happening at the ONC – 6-06-22

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 a new webinar series that brings together key stakeholders to share lessons learned, promising practices, and challenges related to exchanging SDOH data, new blog posts on improving ePAs, information blocking & more!

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Social Determinants of Health in Healthcare IT Standards

By David Pyke – Social determinants of health, as defined by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age that affect a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes and risks.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 4-25-22

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 2022 ONC Annual Meeting recordings are now On-Demand, the feedback period for the USCDI v3 is open until April 30th, & the SVAP comment period closes on May 1st.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 3-28-22

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 several events, including the Inferno Office Hours for Health IT Developers, the Spring sessions on the 2022 ONC Annual Meeting & the TEFCA RCE Stakeholder Sessions.


What’s Happening at the ONC – 2-28-22

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 hosting public advisory forums for community and stakeholder input as TEFCA is implemented, new Information Sharing FAQs, a new USCDI v3 and Standards Bulletin released, & more!



2022 ISA Reference Edition Now Available

By Andrew Hayden – We are pleased to ring in the new year with the release of the 8th annual update of the Interoperability Standards Advisory Reference Edition, ONC’s catalog of curated standards and implementation specifications for health information interoperability that reflects extensive feedback from industry and federal agencies.



What’s Happening at the ONC – 12-06-21

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 several upcoming events to register for this week, including the Health IT Developer Certification & Testing Roundtable, the Information Sharing Virtual Office Hours & more.