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ONC Advisory Committees Finalize Comments on CMS' Quality Payment Program Proposals

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) held a joint meeting of its Health IT Policy Committee and Health IT Standards Committee on June 23 in Washington, DC. 166 more words

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AMA, ACR, and Thirty Other Specialties Comment on ONC's "Measuring Widespread Interoperability" RFI

Last week, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and thirty other national specialty societies co-signed a letter by the American Medical Association (AMA) responding to the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) April 2016 Request for Information (RFI) on “ 157 more words

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ONC's 2016 Annual Meeting Misses Opportunity to Pivot to MACRA

The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) held its annual meeting in Washington, DC on May 31 to June 2. The emphasis of this year’s conference was on ONC’s efforts as a grantor and convener, rather than the office’s primary role as a regulator and policymaker. 288 more words

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GAO Announces New Appointees to ONC’s Health IT Policy Committee

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) announced its selections for three open seats on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC). 115 more words

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Mobile Health Apps: Much to Consider

Mobile apps are a topic of frequent discussion in the healthcare field these days. Questions include what regulatory requirements apply, are the apps trustworthy, is information kept safe and secure, and others. 1,026 more words

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