Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
HHS launches $80M public health IT workforce program promoting equity
The program will address health and socioeconomic inequalities that were illuminated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
HHS to issue timeline for health care data sharing guidance in coming months
New standards on network interoperability will help the agency respond more effectively to a future pandemic.
COVID-19 relief bill includes $62.4M for interoperable public health data systems
Efforts to track the coronavirus' spread have been hampered by a lack of interoperability between federal and state and local public health department, laboratory and care provider systems.
HHS aims to untangle EHR reporting burdens for doctors
The goal is to tackle some of the root challenges the widespread adoption of electronic health records. In this case, it's about making things easier for the doctors.
ONC seeks tools to better understand how and why EHR errors happen
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
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.