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Real World Testing Update: 100% of Developers Submit Plans to ONC
Tony Myers | April 13, 2022
One of the most important functions that the Office of National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) performs is administering the ONC Health IT Certification Program (the Program). A critical aspect of the Program is to ensure that certified health IT meets established requirements in order to give confidence to users that the health IT performs in conformance with those requirements. Testing in controlled test environments has been a cornerstone of the Program’s processes, however, it is also important to gauge the performance of systems in the field,Read Full Post.
An Upcoming Milestone in Our Interoperability Journey
Tony Myers | March 3, 2022
It’s going to be a busy year – a really busy year. In 2022, much of the promise of the 21st Century Cures Act comes to certified health IT near you.
ONC dutifully monitors industry progress towards certification to the 2015 Edition Cures Update (Cures Update), which introduces new standards and functionalities that will benefit our health care system in a variety of ways. This includes improved interoperability through secure, standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) and the United States Core Data for Interoperability Version 1 (USCDI v1);