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ONC Summit: Consumers Want Providers to Speed EHR Deployment

By Diana Manos, Healthcare IT News WASHINGTON – Electronic health records will become the norm, sooner than later, experts said at a summit hosted Friday by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). The bottom line, said … Continue reading

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10 Recommendations for Patient Safety in Health IT

by Sabrina Rodak, Becker’s Hospital Review The Institute of Medicine, which cited a need for greater oversight of health IT by public and private sectors, has made 10 recommendations for patient safety in health IT. IOM’s report, “Patient Safety and Health … Continue reading

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ONC and HHS Introduce 12 Initiatives to Spur Health IT Innovations

Becker’s Hospital Review  By Jaimie Ohl  6/8/11 The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Department of Health and Human Services has launched the new Investing in Innovations Initiative, or 12 Initiative, which is designed to spur innovations … Continue reading

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ONC Requests Comments- Certificate Interoperability Initiative Report

ONC Health IT, by Arien Malec   6/2/2011 The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is seeking comments on approaches that will enable providers and other health care entities to obtain and manage digital certificates that … Continue reading

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Preparing Health IT Leaders for the Future

HealthIT Buzz, Latest Health IT Technology from ONC   by Alicia Morton, 5/12/2011 The modernization of health care through information technology calls for a much larger workforce than the one we currently have that will be required to help providers … Continue reading

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New National Coordinator for HIT

healthit.hhs.gov Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM National Coordinator for Health Information Technology  Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM serves as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health … Continue reading

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Open Public Comment Period for Health IT Strategic Plan

3/25/11   hhs.gov The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced an open public comment period on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2011-2015 (“the Plan”). The Plan reflects ONC’s strategy, developed in collaboration with … Continue reading

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