Topic: Application Programming Interface
An "economically significant" proposed rule on information blocking is at OMB for review, but it could be several weeks before it's public.
Six of the world's biggest tech companies want to help healthcare improve interoperability.
Apple is opening up its Health Records platform to app developers, cutting down the time and effort it takes to pull in medical data.
For now, CMS is "encouraging" MA sponsors to connect with Blue Button 2.0, but it's considering rulemaking that would make that a requirement.
More than two dozen organizations have put patient records on the iPhone as part of an effort that is expected to expand.
Once seen as elusive, cumbersome and even impossible, electronic data exchange is finally coming into its own.
Four patient safety groups want ONC and AHRQ to support a National Health IT Safety Collaborative, plus Amazon hires a former FDA official.
A working group of health IT experts wants ONC to limit the focus of its certification program and adopt a risk-based approach to oversight.
Pew Charitable Trusts wants ONC to look beyond CCDS data as it creates and implements regulations for data exchange via APIs.
Documents released by the VA last week outlined the agency's expectations for Cerner that revolve largely around data sharing.