10:56 am June 27, 2014
Lygeia Ricciardi, the first director of the Office of Consumer eHealth at ONC, will step down on July 25, National Coordinator KarenDeSalvo, MD, announced in an email to ONC staff.
11:25 am June 12, 2014
After nearly five years at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Chief Privacy Officer Joy Pritts will be leaving her post later this summer.
06:28 am November 19, 2013
Wish there could be a delay of Stage 2 meaningful use? Talk to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, not the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. And don't hold your breath.
12:00 am November 10, 2013
In early August, then ONC chief Farzad Mostashari announced he would step down from the post he had held for four years.
12:00 am October 20, 2013
With ONC Chief Farzad Mostashari and ONC Principal Deputy Coordinator David Muntz stepping down from their posts at the same time last September, Jacob Reider, MD, director of ONC's Office of the Chief Medical Officer, assumed the position of acting national coordinator, starting Oct. 4.
09:44 am September 26, 2013
As two top leaders prepare to leave health IT's highest government posts, another ONC official -- a family physician, who also spent some time working at an EHR company -- prepares to take the reins.
10:10 am September 18, 2013
For healthcare providers and organizations looking to brush up on laws and policies surrounding electronic health information exchange, or wanting some tips on patient eConsent engagement, look no further.
10:01 am March 12, 2013
After McKesson, Cerner, Allscripts, Greenway and athenahealth made news at HIMSS13 with the launch of the CommonWell Health Alliance, Healthcare IT News spoke with McKesson CEO John Hammergren about the road ahead. Joining Hammergren in the discussion were David McCallie and Arien Malec.
09:11 am December 21, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has launched a mobile health privacy and security education campaign, aimed at giving a framework for providers just starting to use mobile devices. Called "Know the RISKS," the campaign features recommendations and materials, including a short YouTube video explaining the intersection of HIPAA and...
07:34 am September 19, 2012
The Department Veterans Affairs and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have demonstrated how to securely share sensitive health information via electronic health records.