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  1. 10 year vision to interoperability

     

    Read ONC’s Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A 10-Year Vision to Achieve an Interoperable Health IT Framework

    10 year vision to interoperability
  2. New Proposed Rule

    CMS and ONC today issued a proposed rule that gives eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals more flexibility in how they use certified electronic health record technology to meet meaningful use.

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  3. Security Risk Assessment

     

    Download the HHS Security Risk Assessment Tool to help your practice evaluate its risks and adherence to the HIPAA Security Rule.

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  4. FDASIA

    Read about and comment on a proposed strategy and recommendations for an appropriate, risk-based regulatory framework for health IT created in partnership among the ONC, FDA and FCC.

     

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