By William A. Hyman – ONC has released another Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, this time entitled 21st Century Cures Act: Interoperability, Information Blocking, and the ONC Health IT Certification Program. It comes in at 734 pages.
Fred Goldstein catches up with ONC’s Donald Rucker shortly after his keynote address at the HIMSS pre-conference NHIT Summit announcing the Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a draft strategy designed to help reduce administrative and regulatory burden on clinicians caused by the use of health information technology such as electronic health records.
By William Hyman – Once again, we are assured that ONC wants to reduce the burdens they helped create. This time we learn of these desires in the draft “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs.”
ONC and OCR Bolster the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool with New Features and Improved Functionality
Patients expect not only quality health care to keep them healthy, but also trust that their most sensitive health information will be protected from threats and vulnerabilities that could lead to the compromise of one’s health information.
By William Hyman – The ONC has released via the Federal Register a Request for Information (RFI) on the EHR Reported Program which was established by the 2017 21st Century Cures Act. Overarching questions that arises in this regard is given that health IT must achieve certification,
Companies are seeking talent for the fastest growing industries in tech and healthcare is on the top of the list. Who is looking for what? Here are posted opportunities being reported from Forcare, ONC, Spok, and Jellyfish Health.
By Steven Posnack MS, MHS & Carmen Smiley – In 2017 we announced “A 5-Year Goal to Transition the ONC Health IT Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio” to include as many industry-developed and maintained testing tools as possible.
By William Hersh MD – Over the last decade, I have had the fortunate opportunity to be involved in two efforts to develop widely available curricular resources in health information technology and data science.
Dr. Donald Rucker, ONC’s National Coordinator for Health IT, to Headline WEDI 2018 Spring Conference
WEDI announced Dr. Donald Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will headline the 2018 WEDI Spring Conference this May 21-23 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ.
By Bennett Lauber – Back in the 1980s Tipper Gore. Susan Baker, and several others created the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) with the intent of increasing parental control over the access of children to music deemed to have violent, drug-related or sexual themes.
By Zhan Caplan – I’m pleased to introduce our new and improved website – a resource that provides visitors with an authoritative resource on all things related to health IT.
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