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.Read More
By Steven Posnack MS, MHS, & Brett Andriesen – Can you believe it’s already 2020? We may still be a few years away from flying cars, but we’ve made a lot of progress since 2010. The Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA), too, has changed a lot since the first publication in 2015 –
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 October that we think deserve sharing again.
By Steven Posnack MS, MHS – I’m pleased to announce that Robert Anthony recently transitioned into the role of the director of the Certification & Testing Division in ONC’s Office of Technology, where he will oversee the ONC Health IT Certification Program.
By Don Rucker MD & Steven Posnack MS MHS – National Health IT Week is the perfect time to reflect on our collective success since last year. The health information technology (health IT) landscape has dramatically evolved since the first National Health IT Week in 2006.
This Just In aired live in Atlanta for its first ever Summer HITs episode. Along with several Atlanta health IT executives and innovators, Justin had 3 very special guests from the ONC call in. Listen to what they had to say.
By Steven Posnack & Brett Andriesen – We know it’s been a busy year for your reviewing and commenting on our 21st Century Cures Act Proposed Rule and the latest draft documents associated with the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA).
By Steven Posnack, MS, MHS, Chris Muir & Brett Andriesen – Get your 2019 off to a start with new and updated standards! Since the 2018 comment period on the Interoperability Standards Advisory closed on October 1, we combed through all your comments and made improvements based on your suggestions.
By Steven Posnack & John Snyder – In a recent blog post, we discussed the growing use of the Health Level 7 FHIR® standard. FHIR is just one tool in the toolbox helping improve the interoperability of health information, a goal of the 21st Century Cures Act.