Keyword: Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday called for tighter scrutiny of electronic health records systems.
Healthcare stakeholders are concerned that compliance with interoperability rules will be costly and onerous and might stifle technology innovation.
The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make healthcare better, safer and cheaper.
With the comment period for two major rules set to close on May 3, the clock is now ticking for industry groups.
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The Electronic Health Record Association is requesting a 30-day extension on the comment period for proposed info blocking and interoperability rules.
Federal healthcare officials put industry stakeholders on notice this week that patient data belongs to patients, and efforts to block patients' access to their data will not be tolerated.
HHS’ new provisions around advancing interoperability and giving patients easier access to their health data center on open APIs and FHIR.
A task force is recommending that clinicians provide or refer pregnant and postpartum women who are at increased risk of depression for counseling.
The Department of Health and Human Services released a hotly anticipated rule on Monday morning aimed at boosting interoperability.