By Elise Sweeney Anthony & Steven Posnack – The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is always on the lookout for ways to improve the ONC Health IT Certification Program’s efficiency and reduce burden on health IT users and health IT developers.Read More
By Steven Posnack – Yes, it’s that time again. The federal fiscal year is coming to a close, the kids are going back to school, and you’ve got that déjà vu feeling like you should be preparing to comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA).
By Steven Posnack – Throughout its seven-year history, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Health IT Certification Program has evolved in many ways, including improvements that enhanced the Program’s integrity, transparency, and efficiency.
By Steven Posnack – The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has updated the Certified Health IT Product List’s (CHPL) landing page. The update includes several enhancements making it easier to access data about 2014 Edition and 2015 Edition certified health IT products.
By Steven Posnack – The Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) standard (version 1.1, C-CDA 1.1) was first adopted in 2012 as part of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) 2014 Edition final rule.
By Steven Posnack – On May 9, 2016, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced the Move Health Data Forward Challenge to promote innovation in the area of consumer-mediated exchange.
By Steven Posnack – At this year’s Health Datapalooza 2017, Adam Culbertson (HIMSS Innovator in Residence at ONC) and I gave a five minute “coming attraction” presentation about a patient matching algorithm challenge ONC will launch in June.
By Steven Posnack – In our everyday lives standards enable tasks to be completed more efficiently, reduce configuration costs, and add predictability in markets that can help the lower barriers to entry for innovative products.
By Steven Posnack – Health data often travels a long distance before it gets to its final destination. Additionally, data can be represented in a number of different ways.