DeSalvo stepping away from national coordinator for health IT role
Karen DeSalvo is leaving her position as national coordinator for health IT to pursue her second role as the acting assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services full time.
U.S. updates health IT interoperability standards
Private health IT developers now have an updated list of federally recognized standards to build interoperable products and services on a national level.
National roadmap released for health IT interoperability
The Office of The National Coordinator for Health Information Technology hopes to achieve “nationwide interoperability" by 2024, according to the plan.
HHS recognizes innovative internal projects
The seven winners of the HHS Innovates Awards show creative thinking is possible, even in a bureaucracy, Secretary Burwell said.
CMS’ Tavenner to step down
Marilyn Tavenner, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, is stepping down from her position at the end of February.