Health IT Policy Committee

computers and code
By Mike Miliard 11:55 am September 30, 2014
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee in August, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend.
By Bernie Monegain 11:14 am September 30, 2014
CMS and ONC disappointed many CIOs and IT teams around the country on Aug. 29 when it issued a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use that lacked the flexibility on reporting that so many had counted on -- and perhaps expected, because what they had proposed seemed like a reasonable compromise to them.
Doug Fridsma, MD
By Tom Sullivan 11:01 am September 22, 2014
The exodus from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT continued on Monday when it announced that Doug Fridsma, MD, is stepping down from his post as chief scientist.
Computers and code
By Erin McCann 11:05 am September 12, 2014
Electronic health record behemoth Epic Systems has inked a deal with a lobbying firm to work on its interoperability image -- one that has left a perception that Epic has a closed system that does not easily work well with other EHR systems.
Branzell
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am September 11, 2014
CMS and ONC disappointed many CIOs and IT teams around the country on Aug. 29 when it issued a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use that lacked the flexibility on reporting that so many had counted on -- and perhaps expected, because what they had proposed seemed like a reasonable compromise to them.
Karen DeSalvo, MD
By Tom Sullivan 09:51 am September 04, 2014
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has been reshaping itself for the future and is working on its strategic plan alongside a 10-year roadmap for interoperability -- and that is against the backdrop of health IT reports put out by other federal entities, notably JASON and PCAST.
Micky Tripathi
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am September 03, 2014
Micky Tripathi talks about the JASON Task Force, the market pressures pushing for data sharing and the way forward for health information exchange.
Carl Dvorak
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am August 18, 2014
In testimony before ONC's Health IT Policy Committee on Aug. 15, Epic President Carl Dvorak made his case that the EHR giant is far more engaged with data sharing than some critics would contend.
By Tom Sullivan 11:30 am August 04, 2014
CMS and ONC revealed the latest statistics on July 8, showing that 1 percent of eligible providers and 3 percent of eligible hospitals have attested to Stage 2 to date.
By Tom Sullivan 11:14 am August 04, 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' reveled the ostensibly shockingly low percentage of hospitals and eligible providers to attest to Stage 2 thus far and, in so doing, insisted that it's "early" and "dangerous" to draw conclusions.

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