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White House recaps Precision Medicine progress, calls for public involvement

It's been one year since the White House launched its Precision Medicine Initiative, which aims to study the health records and DNA of 1 million volunteers. In his fiscal 2016 budget request, the president earmarked $215 million across agencies for the program.

ONC issues 2016 interoperability standards catalog

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, or ONC, issued late last month its 2016 catalog of standards for interoperable health IT, which incorporates two rounds of public comments and recommendations made in response to the inaugural 2015 document.

Healthcare API task force gets to work

An 11-member task force convened by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to address the use of application programming interfaces, or APIs, to better share health information met for the first time last week.

Role of IPO questioned in DoD-VA EHR interoperability hearing

The Defense and Veterans Affairs departments' Interagency Program Office was designed to be "a single point of accountability" for health record interoperability efforts, but lawmakers are right to question its very existence, said a Government Accountability Office official.

ONC moves into 'next phase' of Meaningful Use implementation

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is switching gears to the challenging work of policy implementation, after earlier this month issuing updated rules for the meaningful use of health information technology for healthcare delivery.

ONC issues 5-year strategic plan

The Health and Human Services Department's information technology agency issued a five-year strategic plan on Sept. 21 that conveys broad goals that will influence more specific policies.

ONC issues 5-year strategic plan

The Health and Human Services Department's information technology agency issued a five-year strategic plan on Sept. 21 that conveys broad goals that will influence more specific policies.

ONC to launch EHR complaint portal

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Friday teased a new online tool that will allow the public to report concerns with their electronic health record or other certified health IT product.

ONC to launch EHR complaint portal

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Friday teased a new online tool that will allow the public to report concerns with their electronic health record or other certified health IT product.

ONC revokes certification for two electronic health record products

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology terminated the certifications of two versions of SkyCare 4.2 on Wednesday for failing to participate in required surveillance.