Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

ONC Looks to Shape the Future of Healthcare AI

Buzz can often overshadow the actual tangible impact of new technologies. Artificial intelligence isnt immune to the hype, of course, as the techs great promise in digesting hordes of existing patient data to aid in clinical decision-making can seem overblown.But a new report by federal advisory group JASON and commissioned by the Office of the

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Healthcare interoperability: Are we there yet? – DocbookMD

In 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) revealed its much anticipated healthcare interoperability roadmap report – delivering a promising framework of free flowing patient data and improved patient care. The roadmap pinpointed three, six, and 10-year milestones with an ultimate goal to build a fully interoperable learning health system by 2024.

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What Makes ONC’s ‘Trusted Exchange Framework’ So Complex?

Federal regulators’ recently issued draft for a “trusted exchange framework” aimed at propelling nationwide, secure, interoperable, query-based health data exchange is a complex proposal that requires careful analysis, says David Kibbe, M.D., leader of DirectTrust, which governs the secure “Direct” healthcare email protocol.The draft framework, announced on Jan. 5 by the Department of Health and

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ONC posts patient-data matching best practices framework

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT published the Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework of best practices for data management processes that enable hospitals to more effectively match patient records. Developed in conjunction with Pittsburgh-based CMMI Institute and the Department of Health and Human Services, the tool arrives after CHIME announced in November

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AMIA tells ONC not to lose focus on interoperability standards

The informatics group calls for dedicated roadmap for standards, including a framework for how multiple standards should fit together to support data exchange.The American Medical Informatics Association has called on National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker to update the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap and work toward a stronger infrastructure to support health IT standards.In response

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