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Tricia Lee Wilkins | January 18, 2017
Over the past 8 years, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) – in collaboration with our federal partners and the private sector – has ushered in an era of widespread health information technology (IT) adoption and use throughout the country. This historic advancement has set the stage for us to transition our focus to the seamless and secure sharing of electronic health information.Read Full Post.
Tricia Lee Wilkins | July 6, 2015
Improving and streamlining the testing and certification of health IT has long been a goal of ONC. To that end, on June 9th we published a notice in the Federal Register that reintroduced a flexibility included in the ONC Health IT Certification Program that allows the National Coordinator to consider test procedures, test tools, and test data developed by any person or entity for approved use.Read Full Post.
Tricia Lee Wilkins | December 31, 2014
Over the past couple of years, EPCS – the electronic prescribing of controlled substances – has increased dramatically. This has potential benefits for both patients and health care system costs.Read Full Post.