Consistent Authorization and Oversight: Establishes a process for ONC
to authorize and oversee accredited testing laboratories (ONC
-ATLs) to align with ONCs
existing oversight of ONC
-ACBs, and facilitates ONCs
ability to quickly, directly, and precisely address testing and performance issues.
I have been at HHS for 15 years and at ONC
for 10; I helped start the office back in 2005.
As part of its recommendations, ONC
suggests that OCR define search and retrieval and distinguish between search and retrieval costs versus copying and duplication costs.
Concerns about medical device interoperability, however, were raised from the floor and have been echoed in the public comments received by the ONC
Long-term care was specifically included in the strategic plan, as the ONC
intends to support IT "adoption and use efforts across the care continuum, emphasizing assistance for health care providers serving long-term and post-acute care.
HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.
2014 Edition certification number for NextGenAmbulatory EHR version 5.
distributes surgical instruments used in spinal and neurosurgical procedures throughout Mexico.
Offering the added health benefits of omega 3 EPA/DHA from MEG-3 fish oil, this is the first Chinese cooking oil to exhibit such outstanding innovation, according to ONC
As the healthcare industry waited throughout 2009 and into 2010 for the HHS Office of the Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC
) to articulate the final form of the meaningful-use objectives and work with CMS to turn them into regulations, the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT)--the only certifying body at the time--sought to design interim certification testing around the preliminary criteria being discussed by the ONC
Shortly thereafter, ONC
unveiled its Certified Health IT Products List, showing only one-third of the 36 products two certification entities had said they approved.
surveys of hospitals and physician offices have found little meaningful use of HIT and variation of use by geographic area or within health systems.