Federal health care policy issues and health care reform
- November 21, 2019
As proposed interoperability and information blocking rules from ONC and CMS are reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget, the healthcare community expresses more concern about patient data security.
- October 25, 2019
The adoption of value-based care models in healthcare is hindered by a lack of resources, according to more than 1,000 respondents of a Definitive Healthcare value-based care trends survey.
- October 18, 2019
The healthcare community uses security as a crutch to deny the sharing of patient data. That has to stop, according to Athenahealth CISO Taylor Lehmann.
- September 26, 2019
TEFCA is aimed mostly at health information exchanges, but AMIA's Jeffery Smith said healthcare CIOs can't ignore its progress.
- September 24, 2019
Patient data security is sorely lacking in ONC and CMS's proposed information blocking and interoperability rules, according to healthcare leadership organizations.
- September 23, 2019
Proposed interoperability rules from ONC and CMS are on track to be finalized in November. Here, healthcare CIOs share their thoughts on how proposals will turn into practice.
- September 04, 2019
Establishing a value-based care environment requires institutional readiness and oftentimes changing an organization's mindset on how it delivers care.
- August 23, 2019
Panelists at ONC's 3rd Interoperability Forum in Washington, D.C., talked about the FHIR standard lacking maturity, as well as facing implementation challenges.
- August 23, 2019
Healthcare APIs took a front seat during ONC's recent forum in Washington D.C. Panelists and healthcare experts outlined issues such as lack of patient awareness that could affect usage.
- July 23, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to lift a ban on using federal funds to create a national patient identifier. Healthcare leaders now want the U.S. Senate to do the same.
- July 09, 2019
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will have a new deputy leader starting next month. ONC announced Monday that Jon White, M.D., deputy national coordinator for health IT, will ...
- June 06, 2019
ONC and CMS will begin considering feedback on the interoperability and information blocking rules the federal agencies proposed in February.
- June 05, 2019
Proposed rules are a good first step toward interoperability in healthcare, but don't go far enough, according to healthcare leaders.
- May 31, 2019
In this Q&A, Life Image CTO Janak Joshi talks about heterogeneous data sets and their importance to healthcare AI companies, and makes a pitch for imaging data to ONC.
- May 13, 2019
Healthcare organizations will pay less for HIPAA violation fines annually under Health and Human Services' new fines structure, but security should still be top of mind for CIOs.