Topic: Information Blocking
Healthcare stakeholders are concerned that compliance with interoperability rules will be costly and onerous and might stifle technology innovation.
HHS’ new provisions around advancing interoperability and giving patients easier access to their health data center on open APIs and FHIR.
Health IT Now Executive Director Joel White called the information blocking delay "stunning." Plus, an ex-Cerner executive lands at Livongo.
ONC's Donald Rucker, M.D., said he was "extremely optimistic" that provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act would push interoperability forward.
Trump health officials emphasized a "learning health system" and opening up claims data to researchers at a White House meeting on Tuesday.
The ONC chief didn't offer a timeline on when the rule might be released but said emphasized a "common sense" approach.
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Cerner Chief Client Officer John Peterzalek told investors the company views interoperability "as a right."
An "economically significant" proposed rule on information blocking is at OMB for review, but it could be several weeks before it's public.
Health IT Now Executive Director Joel White says it's time for ONC to bring its info blocking rule to the surface.