ONC releases fourth 'wave' of draft test methods

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has released the fourth set of 2014 Edition draft test methods. All test methods are subject to two weeks of public review and comment before being finalized and approved by ONC for use in testing and certification. Draft test methods released in this fourth "wave" include data portability, audit reports and end-user device encryption. Additional waves will be added on a weekly or biweekly basis until all of them have been posted. Website

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