Getting to interoperability standards is a journey, not a destination, and requires close collaboration with all parties.
The effort incorporates various successes in tech interoperability and partnerships.
Bill Tinston, previously PEO DHMS program executive officer, is now the director of the FEHRM.
A recent change in hospital reporting requirements removed a CDC submission process to streamline COVID-19 data sharing.
COVID-19 has highlighted opportunities in public policy and supporting public-private efforts.
Easing data sharing across health care holds potential for all stakeholders, from day-to-day care to public health crises.
The rules require patient health information sharing among providers for improved patient care.
The goal is to provide better access to claims data for improved health care outcomes.
With the rise of 5G networks, interoperable EHRs and connected medical devices, security is paramount.
The agency released a final strategic report suggesting ways to relieve provider EHR burdens and improve care.
The No. 2 leader reiterates the agency's goals toward cutting costs and empowering patients with data.
The agency's annual report shows initiatives driven by digital services, data and IT improving national health research and care.
CIOs and CISOs should have a role in driving policy changes and technical changes.
Two prominent government officials shared support for ONC's proposed rules and patient access to their data.
The agency intends to scale its electronic health records modernization based on learnings from other agencies.
The agency looks to build on Blue Button 2.0, Data at the Point of Care and other APIs this year.
The plan emphasizes end-user empowerment, leveraging and securing data, and a series of other priorities.