Topic: Application Programming Interface
Apple and Google today rolled out their digital contact tracing technology that can be used by public health agencies to track COVID-19.
The response to the current COVID-19 pandemic is a clear example of why new federal data sharing regulations are critical, according to Donald Rucker.
Providers are getting an additional six months to comply with new data-sharing regulations. Health IT vendors also are getting some leeway.
Google Cloud is releasing a technology tool that helps implement, scale and support interoperability and patient access, the tech giant said.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is calling for federal policymakers to move forward with data-sharing regulations in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Donald Rucker, M.D., defends the ONC data-sharing rule and responds to criticism about privacy risks and timelines for implementing the requirements.
Payer and provider organizations say HHS' timelines to implement interoperability regulations are not realistic given the coronavirus outbreak.
CMS' new interoperability rule will require major changes for payers and hospitals to provide patients access to their health information.
MedStar Health launched a new tool that automatically calculates a patient's risk of having a heart attack or stroke and displays results in the EHR.
Federal regulators have listened to physicians' complaints about health IT burdens and they have some solutions.