• 29 APR 15
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    EHRA Questions Scope of ONC Interoperability Roadmap

    Health IT Interoperability By Kyle Murphy, PhD on April 27, 2015 The trade association of EHR companies, HIMSS EHR Association, has commented on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Interoperability Roadmap and called on the federal agency to play a collaborative rather than an autocratic role in advancing healthcare interoperability. “The

    • 27 APR 15
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    ONC Principles of Interoperability

    Modular, scalable, secure The Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap identifies the 10 basic principles of data sharing, and spotlights the short- and long-term actions for all stakeholders should work towards in the coming decade to get there. ONC’s vision “significantly expands the types of information, information sources and information users well beyond clinical information derived from electronic

    • 27 APR 15
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    Redirecting ONC’s interoperability roadmap

    Healthcare IT News John Andrews, Contributing Write April 23, 2105 ‘How to advance interoperability – health information exchanges, EHR vendors, or a private platform?’ The draft interoperability roadmap released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT contains so many details in its 166-pages that has been called “meaningful use on steroids.” The roadmap

    • 27 APR 15
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    ONC Says Interoperability Slowed By Health Information Blocking

    Business Solutions  By Megan Williams, contributing writer April 24, 2015 Interoperability by definition relies on the free flow on health information. While regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other security requirements have been accused of slowing down the free and productive use of data in healthcare, the Office of