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Kory Mertz | December 29, 2014
Kory Mertz | May 24, 2013
ONC recently released the Direct Implementation Guidelines for Assuring Security and Interoperability that recommend a common set of policies and practices to implementers to ensure Direct is being executed in a way that will support vendor-to-vendor exchange and interoperability.Read Full Post.
Kory Mertz | March 29, 2013
In an effort to help consumers and patients get and use their own health information, the states of Georgia, Indiana, Montana and Nebraska took up an ONC challenge to implement innovative approaches to enable consumer-mediated exchange and open up patients’ access to their medical records. Their innovative consumer engagement initiatives can be found at HealthIT.gov.Read Full Post.
Kory Mertz | January 28, 2013
Tomorrow, January 29, 2013, the Health Information Technology (HIT) Policy Committee and HIT Standards Committee will hold a joint hearing to:Read Full Post.
Kory Mertz | April 11, 2012
ONC recently issued the Consumer Innovation Challenge to State Health Information Exchange grantees, building on the momentum of the ONC Pledge Program, to increase consumers’ access to their health information. Participating states will make concrete progress in the next six months to get electronic information into consumers’ hands so they can share it with family members and multiple providers who care for them and use it to improve their health and health care.Read Full Post.