CMS and ONC Release Proposed Rules on Data Exchange and Interoperability
Feb12

CMS and ONC Release Proposed Rules on Data Exchange and Interoperability

“At first glance, we are pleased that ONC’s information blocking rule acknowledges in its exceptions the importance of promoting the privacy and security of electronic health information, which is a core tenet of the HIM profession,” said AHIMA CEO Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, CAE.

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ONC: Hospitals Exchanging More Data, Increasing Use of Certified EHRs

Most hospitals have upgraded or are planning to upgrade their EHRs to meet certification criteria, and hospitals are sharing more data electronically than ever before, according to an ONC analysis of American Hospital Association data.

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AHIMA Comments on ONC Request for Information on Certified EHR Reporting

AHIMA recently responded to a 21st Century Cures Act-mandated request for information from ONC regarding reporting criteria under the EHR Reporting Program for health IT developers.

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ONC Launches Patient-Facing Guide to Online Medical Records

While the rates of consumers being given access to their online medical records is growing, many patients still do not fully grasp the value or see the need for this information.

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FY 2018 Omnibus Bill Gives ONC, OCR, and HHS Needed Boosts

The $1.3 trillion FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill passed by Congress and signed by the President last week allocated funding for several key health IT priorities and continued current funding levels for ONC.

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