Keyword: Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC)
CMS’ plans to update evaluation and management codes generated controversy among doctors, including oncologists who treat high-acuity patients.
Data breaches cost healthcare companies $408 per record, almost twice as much as the financial industry. Plus digital health took in $4.9B this year.
ONC Principal Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will lead a new office created to oversee the VA's Cerner implementation.
CMS issued a proposed rule that makes “historic changes” to the Medicare program aimed at restoring the doctor-patient relationship.
The former CEO of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System has been tapped for a senior level position at Microsoft.
The AHA strongly opposes any revisions to CoPs that would include interoperability requirements, arguing it could have "unfortunate consequences."
A House bill proposed a 29% budget cut to ONC in 2019, less than the White House requested but enough to raise concerns from policy experts.
Farzad Mostashari said the key to bending the healthcare cost curve is to "align policy so that individual profit-seeking furthers societal goals."
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.