Karen DeSalvo

Healthcare IT News videos on laptop screen
By Eric Bailey 07:57 am January 26, 2016
Whether it's leading healthcare CIOs and CMIOs offering their perspectives on burning issues or highlights from HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, 2015's most popular videos from Healthcare IT News offer our audience a glimpse of the industry's journey through unprecedented policy and technological changes.
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By Tom Sullivan 07:49 am October 20, 2015
The EHR Association takes issue with ONC's limited anecdotal claims and heterogeneous definition of information blocking.
U.S. Capitol
By Erin McCann 05:18 pm October 06, 2015
It's final. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and ONC have released final rules for the EHR Incentive Programs, which they say will ease reporting requirements for providers and also allow for 90-day reporting periods. They also announced major news on Stage 3.
Compass and map
By Tom Sullivan 04:15 pm October 06, 2015
The highly-anticipated document is a palpable call to action for public health, private providers and U.S. states to work toward enabling health data exchange and not just talk about how hard it is.
Bridge
By Mike Miliard 06:00 am September 22, 2015
Embracing a long-term vision for nationwide health information technology that "puts the person at the center," the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has finalized its strategy for the next five years.
By Mike Miliard 10:42 am September 10, 2015
National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, MD, announced this week that Rebecca Freeman, RN, will join the agency to spearhead its nursing outreach and help shape its clinical informatics activities.
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By Mike Miliard 08:28 am September 03, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Wednesday that two pieces of EHR software have had their certifications revoked, meaning providers can no longer use them to attest to meaningful use.
Person helping another
By John W. Loonsk, MD 04:25 am August 31, 2015
Health IT interoperability is hard. But is it really as hard as it is being made out to be?
Hurricane Katrina
By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am August 28, 2015
Three HHS officials look back at what happened 10 years ago after Hurricane Katrina touched down in New Orleans and assess the promises and challenges for emergency preparedness today.
Karen DeSalvo, MD
By Tom Sullivan 07:47 am August 04, 2015
ONC head Karen DeSalvo, MD, is slated to appear for a Senate committee hearing to determine whether it will grant her its nomination.

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