Tag Archives: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Health IT Coordinator’s Office Prepares Road Map to Interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator For Health Information Technology is building a shared road map for health IT stakeholders to establish interoperability across the health IT system. ONC officials said the office has been working with policymakers, technology developers, health institutions and other stakeholders to develop a framework designed to drive greater access to healthcare, technologies and information. …

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FDASIA Report Proposes Streamlined Framework for Health IT

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a streamlined, risk-based framework that medical device and information technology application developers can follow without the long lead times that typically come with agency approval amid a growing healthcare IT industry, FCW reported Monday. Adam Mazmanian writes this new approach to health IT is …

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ONC Reports Increased HIE Adoption; Farzad Mostashari Comments

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says health information exchange between U.S. providers and hospitals grew 41 percent from 2008 to 2012, Fedscoop reported Wednesday. Colby Hochmuth writes the ONC report published in the “Health Affairs” journal shows that six out of 10 hospitals share medical …

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