ENTRIES TAGGED "ONC"
Data as a platform, patient control, and partnerships are key
Dr. Lauren Thompson discusses the Federal Health Architecture.
In this interview, Federal Health Architecture director Dr. Lauren Thompson discusses the state of health information exchange.
HHS leadership should cause other organizations to open data.
Releasing public data can't fix the health care system by itself, but it provides tools as well as a model for data sharing.
A convocation of trend-setters and organizational leaders in U.S. health care advised two government organizations driving health reform–the Office of the National Coordinator at the Dept. of Health and Human Services, and the Dept. of Veteran Affairs–how to push forward one of their top goals, patient engagement.
Recalcitrant instincts that depressed me and progressive suggestions that restored me. Details DICOM, Watson, and other interesting projects.
Two key pillars of the Stage 2 announcement are requirements to use the Direct for data exchange and HL7's consolidated CDA for the format.
How healthcare data reforms and incentive reforms are connected.
Clinical people tend to focus on meaningful use incentives as "how do I get paid to install an EHR." But geeks can see the bottom line: healthcare reform is pointless unless we get the measurement issue right.
The former National Coordinator spoke at a health care forum in Boston yesterday. The biggest plea from the audience was for more time with patients–a focus not on meaningful use but on meaningful contact.
OSCon shows that open source health care, although it hasn't broken into the mainstream yet, already inspires a passionate and highly competent community.
When politicians organize a conference, there’s obviously an
agenda–beyond the published program–but I suspect that it differed
from the impressions left by speakers and break-out session attendees
Information Technology: Creating Jobs, Reducing Costs, & Improving