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Report to the White House on Lowering Health Costs

The US Department of Health and Human Services along with the Department of the Treasury and Department of Labor released a report titled Reforming America’s Healthcare System through... Read More >

ONC Releases Draft Strategy to Reduce Health IT Burden

On November 28, 2018, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released a draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs.... Read More >

OHRP releases a draft guidance document regarding the revised Common Rule.

On Monday, November 19, 2018 the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) released a draft guidance regarding provisions that institutions may choose to implement during the Common Rule’s... Read More >

OCR and ONC release version 3.0 of the Security Risk Assessment Tool

On October 16, 2018, version 3.0 of the Security Risk Assessment (SRA) Tool was released by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information... Read More >

OCR Releases Guidance on Software Vulnerabilities and Patching

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released guidance on Software Vulnerabilities and Patching in their June 2018 Cybersecurity Newsletter. The guidance, which can be accessed by clicking here, notes... Read More >

SAMHSA resource page for recent 42 CFR Part 2 rulemaking

SAMHSA has created a resource page for recent regulatory changes to 42 CFR Part 2. The page includes links to the propsed and final rules as well as SAMHSA webinars and other explanatory materials... Read More >

ONC Releases Guide to Getting and Using Your Health Record

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released their "Guide to Getting & Using Your Health Records," steps, tips, and tools consumers need to get, check,... Read More >

Seema Verma Announces MyHealthEData Initiative at HIMSS18

On March 6, 2018, Seema Verma, Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced a new CMS initiative: MyHealthEData. That initiative hopes to empower... Read More >

Health IT Now and BPC Release New Report: The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health

On February 27, 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released its report: The Future Role of Government in Health Information Technology and Digital Health. The report was generated... Read More >

ONC Releases Draft TEFCA, Seeks Public Comment

On January 5, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released the draft Trusted Exchange... Read More >