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The new SRA tool features a broader application of health information risks and an improved user experience. The SRA Tool intends to help HIPAA-covered organizations integrate security safeguards and risk management practices into their regular business practice.

This document describes key considerations for implementing and managing application programming interfaces (APIs) in healthcare with respect to the privacy and security of health information.

The draft Trusted Exchange Framework, released on January 5, 2018, outlines a common set of principles for trusted exchange and minimum required terms and conditions for trusted exchange. Read and comment today!

ONC's new API Educational Module gives providers the technical terms needed to understand developers when they discuss adding APIs to their practice.

Want to contribute to future heath IT policies and standards? We encourage interested professionals to fill out a Health IT Advisory Committee Membership Application to be considered as a committee or future task force member.

Federal Health IT magazine awarded Federal Health Architecture (FHA) an Innovation Award for their work with …

Since the passage of the HITECH Act, the health IT  landscape has dramatically evolved. This new report from ONC looks at the past eight years and where health IT is headed in the future.


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a final rule implementing the provisions of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). This final rule modernizes and…

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a final rule  that emphasizes the importance of protecting public health and safety while also strengthening transparency and accountability in the ONC…

Funding awarded to strengthen the ability of health care and public health sector partners to respond to cybersecurity threats.

Papers suggest new uses for Blockchain to protect and exchange electronic health information

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) released two Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to build the capacity of an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO).

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