VA, DOD leaders commit to ‘seamlessly integrated electronic health record’
A new joint letter reinforces "both departments’ commitment to ensuring the successful transition from a legacy patient-data system to a modernized one that will continue to support active-duty service members, Veterans and their families."
Microsoft, Google and others pledge support for health care interoperability
The group made the announcement at the Blue Button 2.0 developers conference at the White House on Monday.
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.
HHS hopes to connect health networks with its Trusted Exchange Framework
The draft version of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement will be open for public comment until Feb. 18.
White House convenes public, private sectors around digital health record interoperability
Jared Kushner will kick it off with Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
ONC says interoperability exchange framework expected in December
ONC officials said the office would debut a new framework, designed with NIST, this month to share electronic health records across networks.