Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski

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Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski has been with ONC for over six years, currently serving as Senior Advisor within the Office of Programs & Engagement (OPro). OPro is responsible for implementing and overseeing grant programs and other initiatives that advance the nation toward meaningful use of interoperable health information technology in support of providers and patients adapting to a changing healthcare landscape. Ms. Sarnowski serves as a technical, policy, and operational advisor in various initiatives and programs, recently focusing on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). She is interested in learning more on how the community is using technology to make providers' lives and the provision of patient care more rewarding and enabling them to participate in advanced models of care.

Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski's Latest Blog Posts

HHS’ Strategy Aims to Enable Individuals to Access and Interact with their Health Data

Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski | March 28, 2022

The 2022-2026 HHS Strategic Plan is Live!

Today, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released the HHS Strategic Plan (Plan) for fiscal years 2022-2026, which addresses the complex, multifaceted, and evolving health and human services matters facing our nation. We look forward to advancing the Plan, including the strategies to improve the access, exchange, and use of electronic health information for patients, providers, payers, and other health and health care stakeholders.

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Women’s Health and Implementing the 21st Century Cures Act

Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski | May 12, 2021

As we celebrate Women’s Health Week, we wanted to share some of the ways that ONC’s work directly impacts women of all ages, in every part of the country. ONC published a strategy in October 2020 that outlined federal health IT goals and objectives, with a focus on individuals’ access to their electronic health information. One step in achieving some of these goals is through the implementation of ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule, which advanced policies to improve the access,

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ONC’s Fellows are using Health IT for better health, care and lower costs

Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski | November 25, 2013

The HIT Fellows use Health IT and delivery system models to achieve the three-part aim: better health, better health care and lower cost
We at ONC have worked with the Health IT Fellows for about six months and are beginning to see the group’s collective insights are helping doctors and patients move toward better health, better health care and lower cost.

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Fall Health IT Fellows: Leveraging Technology to Transform Their Practices

Lisa-Nicole Sarnowski | September 19, 2013

This is one in a series of blog posts to coincide with National Health IT Week. To follow the conversation on Twitter, look for the #NHITweek hashtag.
In August, we announced the first 28 Health IT Fellows, health care providers and office staff who are leaders in achieving meaningful use in their own offices and helping their colleagues. Joining that group of local champions for health IT is the Fall class,

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