The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is an organization within the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS),
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information technology, abbreviated ONC, is a position within the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The position was created by Executive Order in 2004 and written into legislation by the HITECH Act. The ONC’s purpose is to promote a national health Information Technology infrastructure and oversee its development.
OpenEMR is free, open source software for the health care industry. OpenEMR integrates medical practice management, electronic medical record (EMR), patient scheduling and electronic billing functionality.