Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here's what's happening to make that reality.
The ONC Annual meeting took place in Washington DC. The two day event showcased the continued commitment of the department to interoperable digital health. Here are some topics, highlights, comments, and resources that were shared during the conference.
By Teresa Zayas Caban, Tracy Okubo, & Kevin Chaney - Earlier this year, the ONC, in partnership with National Institutes of Health, announced the Sync for Genes pilots – an effort to strengthen genomic data sharing that is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative.
By William Hersh MD - The NLM recently posted a RFI asking for comment on promising directions and opportunities for next-generation data science challenges in health and biomedicine. This blog posting lists the questions posed and my responses to them.
By Peyman Zand - The CHIME17 Fall CIO Forum attracted more than 600 CIOs from a variety of organizations across the globe. The topics discussed included interoperability, telemedicine and digital transformation, but a few key themes emerged that will shape future conversations and activities.
HHS Acting Secretary Eric D. Hargan named three members to the Health IT Advisory Committee. The committee, created by the 21st Century Cures Act, is charged with making recommendations to the ONC relating to the implementation of national and local health IT infrastructure.
From all of us at Answers Media Network we wish you a safe and happy holiday. Thanksgiving is National Family Health History Day. Over the holiday the Surgeon General encourages Americans to talk about, and to write down, the health problems that seem to run in their family.
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