Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.
Survey investigates why even portal-savvy patients don’t necessarily take advantage of all that’s available to them electronically.
Digital health technologies, solutions, and approaches to decision-making are transforming the delivery of healthcare, reshaping patient (and health consumer) expectations, and presenting health plans, health systems, informatics companies, and other stakeholders with a dizzying array of digital health solutions and products.
New proposed legislation would loosen the more stringent “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program requirements that kick in as time goes on, allowing Medicare physicians to more easily participate in the program without facing financial penalties.
The new top ONC officials appointed by the Trump administration outlined their main priorities for the department—improving electronic health record (EHR) usability and helping foster improved health data and system interoperability in the US healthcare system—in a call Tuesday.