Direct Project

By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm February 20, 2011
The nation’s chief technology officer stood before a room of health IT and business leaders Sunday at HIMSS11 and submitted what he called a "hypothesis."
By Mike Miliard 09:00 am February 18, 2011
MedPlus, the healthcare information technology subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics, has unveiled the next release of its Care360 EHR solution, designed to significantly enhance its interoperability by supporting specifications established by the Direct Project under the coordination of the ONC.
By Mary Mosquera 09:56 am November 18, 2010
A Department of Health and Human Services advisory group has proposed broad steps that healthcare organizations should take in order to establish their corporate identities for the simple exchanges of patient information that will be required under the first stage of meaningful use.
By Mike Miliard 08:05 pm October 21, 2010
Vangent, Inc., a provider of information management and strategic business process technology, has been awarded a $15.6 million contract by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology.
By Mary Mosquera 09:57 am June 18, 2010
The Office of the National Coordinator is finalizing the details and design of NHIN Direct, the health information exchange tool-set it is preparing to help physicians and small practices share basic healthcare records securely over the Internet.

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