ONC ‘hard at work’ on standards for big-picture data about U.S. health care
Donald Rucker, head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, says it’s time for the industry to start taking better advantage of population-level data.
ONC’s Rucker says it’s time for a regulatory overhaul of health IT
The ONC chief said that regulatory accumulation in the health care sector is impacting how it embraces technology, and it’s time for reform.
New ONC chief looks to slash document burden for small medical practices
The office’s focus on reducing the documentation burden is part of a strategy to make the use of EHRs more palatable for small practice physicians.