News & Updates

Sep 20
Health IT Updates

ONC announced a change in the Standards Version Advancement Process (SVAP) timeline. The current SVAP comment period, due to end September 30, has been extended to May 2, 2022 to align with important standards development activities.

Sep 17
Health IT Updates

Miss the webinar? You can now watch the recording and download the slides. Visit HealthIT.gov/CuresRule

Sep 16
Blog Post

The ONC Cures Act Final Rule went into effect on April 5, 2021 and as a result we have seen an increase in both the quantity and complexity of questions regarding the regulations.

Aug 17
Blog Post

Transitions of care (e.g. from a nursing home to an emergency department) are often difficult, but are even more dangerous for the patient and healthcare providers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ONC is working with private sector innovators to find unique and rapid ways to help move patients from the hospital to the nursing home, or vice versa.

Aug 11
Blog Post

Each year since 2018, new Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health IT awardees join an entrepreneurial group dedicated to developing and scaling technological breakthroughs. Together, these awardees bring forth solutions to advance research capabilities and improve care delivery. This year is no exception. The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) and DARTNet Institute are the newest awardees under ONC’s LEAP in Health IT funding opportunity.