Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
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.
HHS has a new step-by-step guide to getting, and using, digital health records
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
The ONC chief said that regulatory accumulation in the health care sector is impacting how it embraces technology, and it’s time for reform.