HHS Names John Fleming to Newly Created Health IT Position
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HHS Names John Fleming to Newly Created Health IT Position

The US Department of Health and Human Services has created a new position, deputy assistant secretary for health IT reform, which John Fleming, MD, has told media outlets he will soon fill.

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Survey: Patients Say Data Exchange Vital for Healthcare

A staggering 97 percent of respondents to a recent survey indicated that it is important for any health institution to have access to their full medical history in order for them to provide high quality care.

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ONC Announces Plan for Measuring Interoperability

ONC has identified two specific methods for measuring the achievement of “widespread interoperability” as required in MACRA.

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Senate Committee Passes Health IT Bill Focused on Interoperability and EHR Usability

Although it has thus far only passed a committee vote, the “Improving Health Information Technology Act” may be a sign of things to come.

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AHIMA Pledges Support for HHS Interoperability Plan

AHIMA is one of several health IT industry groups announcing its support for a new US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) initiative to improve the flow of health information between consumers and providers.

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