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health IT policy committee


August 12, 2014  4:12 PM

New site to collect feedback on healthcare interoperability plan

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
health information exchange, health IT policy committee, Interoperability, Karen DeSalvo

In an act of teamwork in line with their goal of industry-wide cooperation, Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the national coordinator for health IT, and Erica Galvez, the ONC's interoperability and exchange portfolio manager, co-authored a blog post introducing an interactive Website built to solicit public...

February 11, 2014  11:32 AM

Meaningful use incentive payments top $19 billion, 88% of hospitals included

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR incentive program, health IT policy committee, meaningful use incentives, meaningful use stage 3

Nearly 88% of eligible hospitals have received a payment for participating in the EHR incentive program, as noted in data shared at a recent Health IT Policy Committee meeting. The payments were either given to...


February 14, 2013  2:57 PM

Patient-generated data standards: Stage 3 meaningful use?

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
Doug Fridsma, health IT policy committee, Meaningful use, meaningful use stage 3, ONC

The Health IT Policy Committee put patient-generated data on the agenda when it included a provision in its stage 3 meaningful use request for...

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February 7, 2013  4:54 PM

Mostashari warns of tighter EHR regulations if vendors don’t improve

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
Farzad Mostashari, health IT policy committee, Meaningful use

U.S. National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, M.D., has a message to EHR vendors who put profits ahead of care quality: stricter EHR regulations may be...


November 15, 2012  1:26 PM

HIT Policy Committee releases stage 3 meaningful use recommendations

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
Health IT policy, health IT policy committee, Meaningful use, meaningful use stage 3

The Health IT Policy Committee published its recommendations for stage 3 meaningful use rules this week, and in so doing provided a glimpse of the direction regulators are looking to push the health IT...


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