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    ONC Consumer Health Summit
  2. ONC Announces New Interoperability Grants

    ONC recently announced twenty awardees for three health information technology (health IT) grant programs totaling about $38 million.

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  3. 2015 Edition Proposed Rule

    The rule is a key component in ONC’s commitment to establishing an interoperable nationwide health information infrastructure.

    Book with ONC Logo on cover and title text: '2015 Edition Proposed Rule'
  4. Report to Congress on Health Information Blocking

    ONC issued Report to Congress on Health Information Blocking that examines information blocking, provides criteria for identifying and distinguishing it from other barriers to interoperability, and describes current and proposed actions.

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Health information technology (health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information. Health IT includes the use of electronic health records (EHRs) instead of paper medical records to maintain people's health information.

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