ONC Head Donald Rucker Offers Preview of Upcoming AHIMA Convention Keynote Address

Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.

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GAO: Patient Portals Underutilized by Patients with Access

Survey investigates why even portal-savvy patients don’t necessarily take advantage of all that’s available to them electronically.

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Digital Health Governance: Management and Strategy for the 21st Century Digital Economy
Aug01

Digital Health Governance: Management and Strategy for the 21st Century Digital Economy

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.

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Proposed Bill Would Reduce Penalties, Hardship Exemptions for Meaningful Use

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.

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New ONC Administration Outlines Priorities for the Department
Jul11

New ONC Administration Outlines Priorities for the Department

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.

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