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ONC On Blockchain Technology

Big Benefits From Blockchain Blockchain technology, the impetus behind bitcoin, holds potential promise to help address security issues related to vulnerable healthcare data exchange. An ONC contest

  • August 11, 2016|
  • 1 year ago

ONC Calls for Instant Access

Giving the Patient Data Reins to the Patients The ability to freely share patient data from patients, providers and other emerging sources is at the root of the promise of interoperability. Now the O

  • June 08, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Chugging Along: The Quest for Cybersecurity

Risk, Risk and More Risk: Looking for Answers in 2016 The ONC has identified three critical areas of continued focus in the health IT realm. They include: interoperability, the security and usability

  • March 30, 2016|
  • 2 years ago

Medicare Messaging Brings Benefits

Direct Messaging for Medicare Providers Offers Opportunity, But Adoption Lags While introduced in 2011, CMS’ Electronic Submission of Medical Documentation (esMD) has not yet taken hold as a replac

  • December 01, 2015|
  • 2 years ago

Health Analytics: Leading Observations

Integrating clinical and business data remains the top challenge for healthcare leaders and their IT staff; but understanding analytics is the responsibility of all members of the healthcare community

  • October 28, 2015|
  • 2 years ago

The Plan According to the ONC

ONC Strategic Plan Announcement Lays Out Lofty Goals In September, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released its strategic plan for 2015-2020, focusing o

  • October 05, 2015|
  • 2 years ago