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ONC Staff Feature: JaWanna L. Henry

Jawanna Henry | July 21, 2022

How does your division/office fit into ONC?

I work in OTECH’s Technical Strategy and Analysis Division, which is responsible for the technical strategy and analysis around ONC’s key health IT initiatives and policies through external and internal coordination and collaboration, standards development, real-world implementations, piloting technologies, conducting research, data analysis, and monitoring/reporting on health IT trends. 

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We Can Attest: 100% Compliance for First-Time Attestations

Christopher Monk | July 14, 2022

Health IT Modules certified through the ONC Health IT Certification Program provide end users with confidence that the technology they depend on to provide care lives up to its certified capabilities. This confidence includes the actions and business practices required of Certified Health IT Developers through the Conditions and Maintenance of Certification requirements, which collectively promote interoperability and foster competition in health IT. The 21st Century Cures Act required ONC to include attestations as a Condition of Certification in the Certification Program,

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New Testing Method Available for Standardized API Criterion

Rob Anthony | July 7, 2022

ONC has approved the Drummond Group’s Drummond G10+ FHIR API powered by Touchstone tool, a new alternative test method (ATM) for testing conformance to ONC’s §170.315(g)(10) Standardized API for patient and population services certification criterion. Through this new ATM, software developers will now have a new option for conformance testing in addition to the previously approved Inferno (g)(10) Standardized API Test Kit. The approval of Drummond’s testing method continues ONC’s mission to further diversify the suite of test methods used as part of the ONC Health IT Certification Program.

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