The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced its interest in considering the use of electronic health records with electronic data capture in order to improve clinical trials for new and investigational drugs.
It looks like the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's interoperability roadmap has already hit its first speed bump.
The Health IT Standards Committee's Interoperability Standards Advisory task force reported this week on the public comments received on ONC's 2015 Interoperability Standards Advisory, the first deliverable in support of the agency's national interoperability roadmap. The results do not appear promising. Read more...
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There's been considerable interest in expanding the scope of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's 2015 Interoperability Standards Advisory, but very little consistency regarding how, according to the Health IT Standards Committee Advisory Task Force.
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services continues to prod providers into adopting electronic health records and electronic data sharing, this time in its proposed 2016 payment rule for end stage renal disease facilities.
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