The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
08:04 am September 09, 2015
HIMSS officials plan to share the three "asks" with Congress during National Health IT Week in early October.
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.
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?
08:10 am August 18, 2015
Stage 3 of meaningful use is shaping up to be the most challenging and detailed level yet for healthcare providers. Among the elements that warrant attention are quality reporting, clinical decision support and security risk analysis.
11:05 pm August 13, 2015
In previous rulemakings, ONC certification criteria have hewed closely to MU objectives. New regs have been decoupled, and now about half are "requirements for functionalities that are not necessary to succeed in meaningful use."
10:34 am August 13, 2015
Less than two months after raising $30 million in Series B funding, Aledade, the physician-focused company launched by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, is set to launch new accountable care organizations in seven states.
10:57 am August 12, 2015
Just as it takes two to tango, it takes two to exchange healthcare information, and therein rests the rub. Many hospitals ready and willing to exchange healthcare data with other providers are stymied because the healthcare organization at the other end is unable to receive it.
09:27 am August 11, 2015
Even as the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology puts interoperability front and center this week, a new survey shows healthcare professionals are skeptical it can even be achieved in 10 years.
08:04 am August 04, 2015
A glimpse inside the thinking that determined the department's surprising selection for its gigantic EHR modernization initiative.
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.