Topic: Information Blocking
ONC has pushed back its highly anticipated information blocking proposed rule to September.
The Trump Administration’s removal of LGBT health information from HHS websites has drawn fire from a group of U.S. senators.
Once seen as elusive, cumbersome and even impossible, electronic data exchange is finally coming into its own.
Access to meaningful data could provide an opportunity for consumers to be better healthcare shoppers, Rucker told a HIMSS18 crowd on Tuesday.
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.
In comments submitted to ONC regarding the draft framework, industry groups homed in on the 12-month implementation period and data blocking.
HIMSS has outlined its priorities for the next several months, including cybersecurity and interoperability.
AAFP wants CMS and ONC to eliminate all health IT utilization measures and focus on cracking down on data blocking to improve interoperability.
HHS lists information blocking advancements and HIPAA settlements while praising agency's accomplishments in the first year under the Trump administration.
A government shutdown that began Saturday will furlough all but six of ONC's 179 employees.