Lee Stevens | February 25, 2013
Dr. Doug Fridsma | February 8, 2013
“You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra
A few weeks ago, I described the differences between the concepts of interoperability and health information exchange, both important goals of ONC. In this week’s discussion, I want to dive a little deeper into the characteristics of interoperability and why I believe the solutions are not black and white, but rather a shade of gray.
Dr. Doug Fridsma | January 31, 2013
Last week, we kicked-off the latest S&I framework initiative called “Structured Data Capture.” In this week’s blog, I’d like to describe why this initiative is a fundamental and important addition to our portfolio of standards to support electronic health record (EHR) interoperability.Read Full Post.
Dr. Doug Fridsma | January 9, 2013
One thing that I’ve learned in the government is that words matter, and sometimes, particularly in complicated or technical areas, it can be hard to use words that are precise and accurate. Sometimes we use the same term to apply to a broad range of concepts or ideas because it can be complicated to describe all the nuances captured by that work. Sometimes the words we use start out as verbs and then turn into nouns.Read Full Post.