By Micky Tripathi & Steven Posnack – Enacted by Congress over four years ago through Section 4004 of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) and implemented through a final rule released over one year ago, the time has come for the benefits of the Cures Act’s information blocking provision to swing into full gear.Read More
Follow and join the conversations with #ONCAPI. A recent ONC virtual event, Accelerating APIs in Healthcare: A Year in Review and Momentum for 2021, featured more…
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.”
By Steven Posnack MS MHS – Standards come about for many reasons. They make things more efficient, cost effective, and safer to name a few. Often you’ll hear witty banter in the standards community (I know…right!?) about whether something is “fit for purpose.” This is also accompanied by the question, “what’s your use case?”
By Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD, FAAN, Susan Gregurick, PhD, Teresa Zayas Cabán & Steven Posnack – Opportunity knocks for NIH researchers, who will be able to leverage clinical data from electronic health record (EHR) systems with increased frequency and consistency.
By Steven Posnack, Brett Andriesen and Al Taylor – The wait is finally over! The ONC Cures Act Final Rule went into effect on June 30, 2020, and since its release one of the most common questions ONC has received is when and how can we submit proposals for new data elements in USCDI? The answer is, now!
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of April that we think deserve sharing again.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of March that we think deserve sharing again.