Tiffany Bonner | December 20, 2023
Tiffany Bonner is a management and program analyst in the human capital branch (HCB) of the office of the chief operating officer (OCOO), financial and human capital division. HCB is responsible for managing ONC’s staffing, hiring, awards, engagement, training, and performance management programs.Read Full Post.
Micky Tripathi | December 19, 2023
Last week I had the opportunity to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. During this second hearing on artificial intelligence (AI), I shared work that I’m doing on behalf of HHS to support President Biden’s Executive Order on harnessing the potential and mitigating the risks of AI. I’m grateful for the opportunity to discuss this work with the Committee. My oral testimony follows, and my full written testimony is also available on the Energy and Commerce Committee website.Read Full Post.
Chelsea Richwine | December 11, 2023
The world is better off and getting better, compared to popular opinion and what’s broadcast on the news, says Hans Rosling and his co-authors, using simple, comprehensive measures, in Factfulness. Sometimes taking a step back and looking at the big picture (and the data) is important to take stock of actual progress and the necessary work to come. In that spirit, we’re kicking off a new blog series: “A Decade of Data Examined.” These posts will provide a comprehensive look at measures and metrics we’ve tracked for ten or more years to assess progress on important ONC mission activities and help chart a path forward on the work still to come.Read Full Post.
Brett Andriesen | December 7, 2023
The wait is finally over! If you’ve been following ONC’s work on USCDI+ over the past year, you’ve likely heard discussion of a new platform for organizing and building out the various USCDI+ datasets. After several months of development and testing, the new platform is now live at https://uscdiplus.healthit.gov and will be the single location where USCDI+ datasets for all domains will be located.Read Full Post.
Alison Kemp | December 4, 2023
Researchers, developers, and clinicians have new tools to help them access high-quality electronic health record (EHR) data more effectively. A 2020 ONC Leading Edge Acceleration Project (LEAP) in Health IT awardee, MedStar Health Research Institute, in collaboration with the Georgetown University Medical Center and HealthLab, developed two new data tools as part of MedStar’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources® (FHIR) Factories: An Evolving Digital Architecture to Scale Health Research project.Read Full Post.