The recent ONC Interoperability Forum brought people together to learn about recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide and identify concrete actions in response to current interoperability challenges.
Five software developers representing more than a quarter of the electronic health record market were recognized by HIMSS for their inclusion of immunization capabilities in their products, as part of the Immunization Integration Program.
Gathering and sharing accurate information on who has or has not been immunized and where the vaccine stockpiles may be located are important components of the public health strategy to overcome disease.
In this Stage 7 success story, see how Nicklaus Children’s Hospital redesigned and automated healthcare workflows to provide the best care possible.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a Proposed Regulation on Civil Money Penalties related to the information blocking provisions included in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Interoperability Regulation.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance provided written comments in response to the Draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan.
HIMSS has elected to continue developing mobile health application guidelines published in 2019 by Xcertia, Inc.—focused on topics such as privacy, security, content, usability and operability—for use across the healthcare ecosystem.
ONC and CMS Announce Enforcement Discretion for Interoperability Regulations to Allow the Community Time to Address COVID-19
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a period for enforcement discretion around implementation of the final interoperability regulations to provide all health system stakeholders with additional tim...
On October 29, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT published an Interim Final Regulation. The regulation covers information blocking, certification, and enforcement.