About ONC Tech Lab's Interoperability in Action Webinar Series

Organized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), these events highlight many of the successful standards and technology engagements ONC has supported to advance the electronic exchange of health information. Presentations highlight interoperability in action from coast to coast. These events provide an opportunity for participants to learn about new and exciting advances being demonstrated in the field.

2017 Interoperability in Action Webinar Series #1

Date:  March 20, 2017

Organized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC), this daylong event highlighted many of the successful standards and technology engagements ONC has supported to advance the electronic exchange of health information. The webcast showcased our most recent challenge contest winners and updates from the High Impact Pilot and Standards Exploration Award winners among other featurettes. Presentations highlighted interoperability in action from coast to coast. This event provided an opportunity for participants to learn about new and exciting advances being demonstrated in the field.

 

2017 Interoperability in Action Webinar Series #2

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017

This half-day webinar focused on the current state of interoperability of social determinants of health (SDOH) screening and assessment tools in care delivery, and described their role in newer care and payment models. Participants described efforts and available resources to increase the interoperability of SDOH tools, concepts and data elements.

Participants came away from the event with a better understanding of the principles of interoperability and how to leverage health IT to support the use of SDOH in clinical practice and to improve clinical decision support and quality measurement, care coordination, and population health management.

2018 Interoperability in Action Webinar Series #3

Date: December 11, 2017
 

This webinar focused on recent milestones in the area of patient matching at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). ONC established a variety of patient matching projects with the overarching goals of improving data quality, achieving higher interoperability, and delivering safer health care.  The intent of the webinar was to provide an overview of the design and outcome of each project, including lessons learned and best practices for patient data capture and record matching.

2018 Interoperability in Action Webinar Series #4

Date: February 13, 2018
 

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) are proud to present the 4th installment of the Interoperability in Action Webinar series, which will focus on the use of blockchain technology and its current and future implications in the healthcare field. The event will kick-off with keynote speaker Justin Herman of General Services Administration (GSA), as well as a Blockchain update presented by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  The webinar will also feature presentations from the four 1st round winners of ONC’s Health Data Provenance Challenge in which participants proposed solutions to real-world obstacles for provenance in clinical care. Of the four 1st round winners, three proposed solutions involved the use of blockchain technology. Finally, we will conclude the event with an HHS Roundtable and Q & A session.

Content last reviewed on April 20, 2018
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