Keyword: Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
ONC calls on developers to build an app that can report EHR safety concerns; LifeBridge sends breach notification letters to 500,000 patients.
ONC has pushed back its highly anticipated information blocking proposed rule to September.
Denied claims tied to inaccurate patient identification cost the average hospital $1.5 million.
ONC released a new resource designed to help consumers access their medical data as part of the MyHealthEData initiative.
Although the industry is pushing toward uniform standards, for the time being, hospitals are taking a piecemeal approach to interoperability.
The omnibus spending bill maintains ONC's budget at $60.4 million, providing the agency with "a few months of consistency."
Once seen as elusive, cumbersome and even impossible, electronic data exchange is finally coming into its own.
There are plenty of missed opportunities buried in the chaos of the annual HIMSS conference. Not to worry: Here's a quick recap of what we covered.
Senior officials at ONC offered full-throated support for new CMS initiatives geared toward getting patients their health data.
Access to meaningful data could provide an opportunity for consumers to be better healthcare shoppers, Rucker told a HIMSS18 crowd on Tuesday.