Keyword: Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
Doctors aren't going to like the solution to burdens from EHRs.
A new report from the Office of the National Coordinator raises concerns about lingering health IT barriers and more health IT headlines.
Nearly 75% of non-federal acute care hospitals routinely use fax or mail to receive summary of care records from providers outside their system.
ONC's Donald Rucker, M.D., said he was "extremely optimistic" that provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act would push interoperability forward.
The ONC chief didn't offer a timeline on when the rule might be released but said emphasized a "common sense" approach.
A new draft strategy includes 42 recommendations aimed at reporting requirements, documentation and usability.
A review of 9,000 pediatric safety event reports found that more than a third had an EHR usability issue that affected the medication process.
IBM buys open source cloud vendor Red Hat for $34 billion; and new data shows more acute care hospitals are interoperable.
New payment models can drive tech innovation, experts say—that is, if developers can access the data they need to make new tools useful.
AMIA pushes ONC to integrate real-time data reporting as providers and vendors voice concerns about burden.