The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
07:59 am February 13, 2015
The threat from hackers affects all business, but healthcare providers face the additional threat of fines for failure to comply with HIPAA regulations. These fines are no mere speeding ticket.
10:09 am February 06, 2015
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society is calling on Congress to add its influence and energy to the push toward nationwide healthcare interoperability.
10:43 am February 04, 2015
Some 1,200 health IT professionals packed into the Washington Hilton this week for the 2015 ONC Annual Meeting. The focus this year? Interoperability, standards and big data.
11:21 am February 02, 2015
ONC's draft plan for nationwide interoperability has sparked optimism from some quarters -- and a "wait-and-see" approach from others. We round up reaction to the roadmap.
11:13 am February 02, 2015
The Obama Administration is budgeting $215 million for what's being called the Precision Medicine Initiative -- a project White House officials say will "pioneer a new model of patient-powered research."
09:56 am January 30, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released a draft roadmap today, outlining steps toward achieving interoperability on a "nationwide level by the end of 2017."
12:50 pm January 29, 2015
After months of loud pushback from providers, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seems finally to be willing to loosen up its stringent reporting requirements, and looks ready to make changes to the federal EHR Incentive Programs.
11:13 am January 29, 2015
After four years and $60 million, ONC's Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects program has pretty much wound down. Has it made electronic health records any more usable?
03:00 pm January 28, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has hired a new chief medical officer, who officials say will take the reins starting Feb. 23.
10:27 am January 28, 2015
The uptake of healthcare information technology, especially EHRs, has been rapid, but how to measure the value?