Interoperability

Portrait of Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo

Investing in the Future: New Market-Ready, User-Friendly Health Technology App and Infrastructure Support

Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo | March 1, 2016

As a health care consumer, imagine if you were able to choose a software application (app) to create a secure snapshot of your health information, like pictures that extend over the course of your lifetime. Similarly, imagine as a health care provider if you could find apps uniquely tailored to your specialty or role on the care team and that provide the health information you need in a way that is safe, secure, intuitive, and actionable.

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Portrait of Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Step-up to be part of the Interoperability Proving Ground

Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology | February 24, 2016

Every day, across the nation, all of us in the health IT community are collectively tackling interoperability challenges. At ONC, we are focused on providing you with the chance to inspire colleagues, share experiences, and describe lessons learned when it comes to interoperability. We believe that doing so will maximize opportunities for collaboration, cooperation, and communication when it comes to: making it easier for patients to be an active member of their care team; enabling health care providers to send,

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Portrait of Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Our Next Chapter for Standards and Technology: Introducing the ONC Tech Lab

Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology | February 23, 2016

The health IT landscape has changed considerably since the HITECH Act. The Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap is now front and center and we’re in a period of transition prompted by MACRA. We have also seen exciting and impactful industry work take shape like the development of HL7® FHIR® and the Argonaut Project. To continue to ensure that our work is aligned and connected to these changes, we will be working with you to adapt and evolve ONC’s standards and technology work processes.

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