HHS Releases Names of New Health IT Committee Members

As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, federal health officials have announced the creation and membership of the new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). This committee replaces two ONC committees.

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Top Takeaways from the 2017 AHIMA Convention
Oct31

Top Takeaways from the 2017 AHIMA Convention

Miss something from AHIMA’s 2017 Convention and Exhibit? No worries, the Journal has you covered. Read on to find out more about the week’s most notable moments.

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OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector
Oct20

OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector

Rachel Seeger, MPA, MA, senior adviser of public affairs and outreach at OCR, confirmed McGraw’s departure and added that McGraw has taken a new job in the private sector.

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ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare
Oct10

ONC Head Talks Interoperability, Boxer, Gingrich Debate Healthcare

Monday’s General Session featured several speakers, including an address from Pamela L. Lane, MS, RHIA, interim CEO at AHIMA, a government update from National HIT Coordinator Donald Rucker, and a moderated point/counterpoint on healthcare with former Senator Barbara Boxer and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich.

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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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