Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

ONC seeks tools to better understand how and why EHR errors happen

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

A new challenge seeks tools that will allow EHR users to flag concerns or issues within their existing workflow.

ONC ‘hard at work’ on standards for big-picture data about U.S. health care

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

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 has a new step-by-step guide to getting, and using, digital health records

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has a new webpage with a step-by-step guide.

ONC’s Rucker says it’s time for a regulatory overhaul of health IT

by Carten Cordell • 5 months ago

The ONC chief said that regulatory accumulation in the health care sector is impacting how it embraces technology, and it’s time for reform.

HHS hopes to connect health networks with its Trusted Exchange Framework

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

The draft version of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement will be open for public comment until Feb. 18.

GAO’s health IT advisory panel looks for founding members

by Evan Fallor • 1 year ago

A new health IT advisory committee will combine two existing committees and will recommend health IT practices to federal officials.