Kеywоrd: Оffіcе оf thе Nаtіоnаl Cооrdіnаtоr fоr Hеаlth ІT (ОNC)
In comments submitted to ONC regarding the draft framework, industry groups homed in on the 12-month implementation period and data blocking.
HIMSS has outlined its priorities for the next several months, including cybersecurity and interoperability.
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Carolyn Peterson, a longtime patient advocate, and Robert Wah, M.D., the former AMA president, will co-chair the Health IT Advisory Committee.
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.
AAFP wants CMS and ONC to eliminate all health IT utilization measures and focus on cracking down on data blocking to improve interoperability.
OCR's acting deputy director of health information privacy Iliana Peters has left the agency, joining the healthcare team at D.C. law firm Polsinelli.
Praising ONC for avoiding market disruptions in TEFCA, HIMSS' Jeff Coughlin says the cost of executing the framework could trickle down to patients.
HHS lists information blocking advancements and HIPAA settlements while praising agency's accomplishments in the first year under the Trump administration.
Barely a week after it was struck by a ransomware attack, Allscripts is facing a lawsuit alleging the company failed to adequately protect its systems.