Kеywоrd: Аmеrіcаn Mеdіcаl Іnfоrmаtіcs Аssоcіаtіоn
ONC funding was reduced 37% under Trump's proposed budget, but cybersecurity got an $18 million increase and $1.2 billion was reserved for the VA's EHR upgrade.
A two-year Senate funding bill would expand telehealth for Medicare Advantage members and give CMS more control over MU requirements moving forward.
AMIA and CHIME called for more clarity regarding machine learning software, while CDS Coalition said the FDA's guidance would lead to patient harm.
With providers recognizing the role a patient's environment plays in their overall health, standardized data collection will help Medicaid programs keep pace.
HHS issued a six-month delay to Obama-era Common Rule updates that were scheduled to take effect on Friday.
ONC's chief privacy officer position remains unfilled despite HITECH requirements, but one former official says the position is no longer necessary.
The two organizations pushed for more funding for ONC after a senior administrator said the agency would not be able to implement EHR reporting.
Telehealth and health informatics stakeholders reiterated concerns about the FCC's decision that was met with immediate legal challenges.
AMIA called for lawmakers to remove a provision of the GOP bill that taxes graduate tuition waivers, arguing it would deter students from studying informatics.
Cerner and Intermountain were two of the organizations attending a meeting on EHR interoperability spearheaded by White House Adviser Jared Kushner.