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Thank You for Joining Us! Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Kick Off Meeting

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

<p>On July 24, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) kicked off a new, inclusive and ongoing effort in support of the trusted exchange framework and common agreement provisions in section 4003 of the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures). On behalf of ONC, thank you to all those who participated in [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/electronic-health-and-medical-records/interoperability-electronic-health-and-medical-records/joining-trusted-exchange-framework-common-agreement-kick-meeting/">Thank You for Joining Us! Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Kick Off Meeting</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/M8Syk1Yd8fA" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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A 5-year Goal to Transition the ONC Health IT Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio

Thursday, August 03, 2017

<p>Throughout its seven-year history, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Health IT Certification Program (Program) has evolved in many ways, including improvements that enhanced the Program’s integrity, transparency, and efficiency. Central to the Program’s administration is the use of electronic, automated testing tools for health information technology (health IT). These [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/healthit-certification/5-year-goal-transition-onc-health-certification-programs-testing-portfolio/">A 5-year Goal to Transition the ONC Health IT Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/FwEyKPqkx9U" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Understanding the Patient Experience to Improve Patient Access to Medical Records

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

<p>Melissa Crawford is a mother from Concord, NH.  Her two year old daughter, Ava, has a congenital heart defect and was recently diagnosed with epilepsy.  Melissa loves Ava’s physician’s patient portal since it allows her to easily book appointments and refill Ava’s medications online.  But when Ava’s pediatrician needed medical records from Ava’s five specialists, [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/consumer/understanding-patient-experience-improve-patient-access-medical-records/">Understanding the Patient Experience to Improve Patient Access to Medical Records</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/RSyIa4pdFdY" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Join Us At the Trusted Exchange Framework & Common Agreement Kick Off Meeting on July 24

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

<p>The 21st Century Cures Act, (Cures) a bipartisan, comprehensive law, supports the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments to maintain America’s global status in biomedical innovation.  Cures calls for innovation in the seamless exchange of health information and lays out a path and timeline to develop or support a trusted exchange framework and common [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/interoperability/join-trusted-exchange-framework-common-agreement-kick-meeting-july-24/">Join Us At the Trusted Exchange Framework &#038; Common Agreement Kick Off Meeting on July 24</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/bi_4Fsf3Enk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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A First Step to Diversify the Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio

Thursday, June 22, 2017

<p>Two years ago the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published a notice in the Federal Register (and accompanying blog post) that restated the ONC Health IT Certification Program&#8217;s (Program’s) open policy regarding the submission of testing methods for approval under the Program. We called and the National Committee for Quality [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/healthit-certification/step-diversify-certification-programs-testing-portfolio/">A First Step to Diversify the Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/sUDebGvqb5k" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Trusted Content from Healthfinder.gov Can Improve Patient Portals

Thursday, June 22, 2017

<p>The ONC Patient Engagement (PE) Playbook was created by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to help healthcare professionals use health information technology (health IT) to provide better care to patients. The PE Playbook focuses specifically on electronic health record (EHR) patient portals, which allow both patients and healthcare teams, [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/consumer/title-trusted-content-healthfindergov-improve-patient-portals/">Trusted Content from Healthfinder.gov Can Improve Patient Portals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/lgSprjuGHeM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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One if by Land, Two if by API

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

<p>The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has updated the Certified Health IT Product List’s (CHPL) landing page. The update includes several enhancements making it easier to access data about 2014 Edition and 2015 Edition certified health IT products. Below the main search box, we have added (and will continue to [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/healthit-certification/one-if-by-land-two-if-by-api/">One if by Land, Two if by API</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/UpiRdrLIVDg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Coming to ONC – One Informaticist’s Journey

Thursday, June 15, 2017

<p>EMRs, EHRs, and Medical Computing These are exciting times for the software industry, with extraordinary new products and services on devices from phones and tablets to their backend enterprise servers. We need this dynamism in software development to provide increased interoperability and usability to patients and clinicians. Clinicians and patients are aware that, while electronic [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/from-the-onc-desk/coming-to-onc-informaticists-journey/">Coming to ONC – One Informaticist’s Journey</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/sYEbtHyGo28" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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The C-CDA has Come a Long Way

Thursday, June 08, 2017

<p>The Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) standard (version 1.1, C-CDA 1.1) was first adopted in 2012 as part of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC’s) 2014 Edition final rule. It took nearly three years after that rulemaking for certified health information technology (health IT) with C-CDA 1.1 capabilities to be widely [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/interoperability/ccda-long-ccda-click-scorecard/">The C-CDA has Come a Long Way</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/gcGvnmi5XJU" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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Announcing the Winners of the Move Health Data Forward Challenge

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

<p>On May 9, 2016, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced the Move Health Data Forward Challenge to promote innovation in the area of consumer-mediated exchange. We challenged the health information technology industry to help find new technological ways to put consumers in the driver’s seat when it comes to [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog/interoperability/announcing-winners-move-health-data-challenge/">Announcing the Winners of the Move Health Data Forward Challenge</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.healthit.gov/buzz-blog">Health IT Buzz</a>.</p><img src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/healthitbuzzblog/~4/k4guKySR-Is" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

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