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.
Interoperability is passé — VA wants ‘seamless care’ with DOD
Simply achieving interoperability between VA and DOD is no longer the goal.
‘A strategic mistake’: Shulkin criticizes VA’s decision against unified health records with DOD
David Shulkin called it a "strategic mistake" for the Department of Veterans Affairs not to move to an integrated, modernized electronic health record platform directly aligned with the Defense Department.