Application Programming Interfaces in Health IT

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are powerful tools that help support interoperability in healthcare. Simply put, APIs allow a software “Application A” to interact with a software “Application B” without Application…

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KidsX to Unite Children’s Hospitals & Boost Innovation Investment in Pediatric Digital Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even though kids make up 20% of the total national patient population, investments in startups that use tech to improve their care is, at best,…

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PCOR Coordinated Registry Network for Women’s Health Technologies

ONC recently released results from the Coordinated Registry Network for Women’s Health Technologies project, a collaborative effort conducted with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and National Institutes of…

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Physicians’ Communication Skills are Overlooked and Undervalued

By HANS DUVEFELT Interviewing celebrities can make you a celebrity yourself, and it can make you very rich. So there’s got to be something to it or it would be…

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At 74, President Trump Is at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Complications

The news that U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 is a reminder of two stark truths that we’ve known since the first…

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Staying positive during difficult times

To say we’re living through challenging times sounds like both a cliché and an understatement. In recent months, news about the pandemic, economic woes, and bitter political debates have triggered…

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USCDI ONC New Data Element and Class Submission System Now Available

The wait is finally over! The ONC Cures Act Final Rule went into effect on June 30, 2020, and since its release one of the most common questions ONC has…

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Supporting Health IT for the Pediatric Care Continuum

Over the past decade, ONC has worked with health information technology (health IT) developers, standards development organizations, healthcare providers, patient advocates, health information exchange (HIE) administrators, state public health agencies,…

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The Road to Personal Healthcare Transformation

The following is a guest article by Andy Nieto, Global Healthcare Solutions Manager at Lenovo. Andy is one of our A-List speakers at our new EXPO.health Experience Series. Andy will…

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Leveraging standardized clinical data to advance discovery

Opportunity knocks for NIH researchers, who will be able to leverage clinical data from electronic health record (EHR) systems with increased frequency and consistency. The passage of the 21st Century…

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