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.
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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.
View info from the first 21st Century Cures Act Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement kick-off meeting
ONC announced the Phase 3 – and final – winners of the Move Health Data Forward Challenge.
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).
The "Use of Blockchain in Health IT and Health-Related Research" Ideation Challenge solicits white papers on the topic of Blockchain technology and the potential use in health IT to address privacy, security, and scalability challenges of managing electronic health records and resources.…