May 07, 2013 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Last year, ONC issued a Request for Information (RFI) to gather public input on a potential regulatory approach that would have spelled out “conditions for trusted exchange” (safeguards, technical,... More
January 23, 2013 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Today, as in last year’s New Year blog post, I will share with you a few of the ways in which ONC has interacted with you to meet its mission and mandate over the past year. More
December 21, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Earlier this year, ONC issued a request for information regarding a potential governance mechanism for the nationwide health information network. Based on the comments and feedback we received from... More
May 16, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Policy and Legislation
Today, we announced two exciting changes within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT – the creation of an Office of the Chief Medical Officer and an Office of Consumer eHealth. More
March 29, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Meaningful Use
Health IT plays a central role in building a 21st Century health care system -- where care is safer, better coordinated, and patient-centered, where we pay for the right care, not just more care. More
March 07, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records
Apparently, doctors who order a lot of imaging tests are more likely to have electronic systems that let them view those images in their offices. More
January 31, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mobile/Wireless
Earlier this month, I wrote about some of the most important and notable highlights in the world of health IT and ONC over the past year. As we start the New Year, I am excited about what the future... More
January 10, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
I would like to highlight ten of this year's most notable developments in the world of health information technology and ONC. More
August 18, 2011 | Farzad Mostashari, MD | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Policy and Legislation
Those of you keeping a close eye on the ONC and its activities might have noticed the advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) that was published on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, requesting public... More