Despite all the backlash and criticism, there is evidence that health information is moving. And now industry luminaries are urging ONC committee members to add a more positive bent to the interoperability discussion.
This week in Government Health IT: Reports expose state and local governments as ill-prepared, whether that be for Big Data or cyber-attacks. Also, think tanks talk patient-centered care for cost-savings.
No one is going to reach ICD-10 compliance without healthcare vendors. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out a list of questions that can help healthcare organizations assess vendor's capabilities:
The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, chaired by Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), Tuesday kicked off the “Health Information Technologies” hearing series to discuss the critical role of technology in the health care industry and how federal regulations and taxes could impact patients, hinder innovation, and increase costs for consumers.