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Continuing ONC’s non-regulatory approach to governance of the nationwide health information network

Last year, in a blog post by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, we announced a number of activities to promote a series of activities as part of a non-regulatory approach to governance of the nationwide health information...Show More Summary

Nationwide health information exchange network is expanding

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Surescripts gives participants the ability to send and receive data with any other network member across the U.S. by using a secure messaging system.

National Health Information Exchange Governance Forum Announced

Last year, ONC issued a Request for Information looking for comments about a potential governance mechanism for the nationwide health information network.  Based on comments we received, along with feedback from multiple stakeholders,...Show More Summary

ONC Activities Support Governance of Nationwide Health Information Exchange

Earlier this year, ONC issued a request for information regarding a potential governance mechanism for the nationwide health information network.  Based on the comments and feedback we received from multiple stakeholders, ONC announced in September that we would not be issuing federal regulations. Instead, we committed to launch a range of activities to support existing [...]

Solving the Provider Directory Standards Gap

In 2012, the HIT Standards Committee evaluated the provider directory standards suggested for the Nationwide Health Information Network and concluded that none of the current implementation guides was sufficiently mature and adopted to mandate as a certification criteria for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Show More Summary

Enabling Trusted Exchange Governing the Nationwide Health Information Network

An overarching goal for ONC is that information follows the patient where and when it is needed, across organizational, vendor, and geographic boundaries.  We believe that the current state of information exchange and care coordination is far from this ideal, and that in addition to technical challenges with interoperability, the absence of common “rules of [...]

Nationwide Health Information Network Comes of Age

The Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange (NwHIN Exchange, or just Exchange) has been operating as an ONC program since 2007. For the past three years, a rapidly growing community of public and private organizations (Exchange Participants) has been routinely sharing information in production. Show More Summary

Project HealthDesign Comments on Nationwide Health Information Network Request for Information

Patricia Flatley Brennan, Ph.D., R.N., Project HealthDesign National Program Director This comment was submitted to ONC in response to a request for information on the Nationwide Health Information Network: Conditions for Trusted Exchange (pdf). The comment period for this RFI...

Responses to the NwHIN Governance RFI

The proposed framework for governance and operations of the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) that the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT (ONC) has described in the recent request for information (RFI) elicited a great deal of stakeholder input. Show More Summary

Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Governance of the Nationwide Health Information Network

Deven McGraw, Proje­ct HealthDesign Regulatory and Assurance Advisory Group, Center for Democracy & Technology On May 15, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released a formal Request for Information from the public (RFI) on governance of...

The NwHIN Governance RFI

Last week ONC released the Nationwide Health Information Network: Conditions for Trusted Exchange Request for Information that will be published in the Federal Register todaySteve Posnack, Director of the Federal Policy Division, ONC...Show More Summary

Nationwide Health Information Network: Conditions for Trusted Exchange

First, I want to point out that the Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange (upper case) is a specific organization that is being turned into a private, nonprofit entity this fall with the idea that it would be weaned off government funding by October 2013. Show More Summary

ONC Seeks Public Comment on RFI on Governance of the Nationwide Health Information Network

The release today of the Request for Information (RFI) on Governance of the Nationwide Health Information Network is a critical step toward enabling trusted and interoperable electronic health information exchange (electronic exchange)...Show More Summary

Governance for a Nationwide Health Information Network

The National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (the National Coordinator) is required by section 3001(c)(8) of the Public Health Service Act to establish a governance mechanism for the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN). Show More Summary

Cool Technology of the Week

As the discussion of the functionality to be included in a Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) continues, there are 3 different secure transports being evaluated:Exchange: “NHIN Messaging Platform Specification”, which uses...Show More Summary

Midland Memorial Hospital goes Live on the Nationwide Health Information Network with EHR Doctors

EHR Doctors, Inc. and Midland Memorial Hospital announced today that Midland Memorial Hospital is now live with the Social Security Administration (SSA) MEGAHIT project. EHR Doctors, Inc. became the first nationwide health information exchange to connect to the Nationwide Health Information Network (NwHIN) and the SSA MEGAHIT project. EHR Doctors developed its own platform for [...]

Honey Bee Health Initiative

A nationwide network to monitor and maintain honeybee health is the aim of the Bee Informed Partnership, a five-year, $5 million program funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and led by Penn State. Show More Summary

Getting DIRECTLY to the Point

By RICH ELMORE and ARIEN MALEC A patient’s health records are no longer confined to a doctor’s office, shelved inside a dusty file cabinet. With the advent of the Nationwide Health Information Network, a framework of standards, services and policies that allow health practitioners to securely exchange health data, medical records digitized to be easily shared [...]

Nationwide Health Information Network Session - Information Session

Please join members of the Nationwide Health Information Network technical team for a special information session on implementing... Visit Healthcare Technology News for the full article.

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