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Patient Safety Is Our Priority

October 6, 2016 / by Catherine Schulten

In early September, the Interoperability Task Force (IXTF) in conjunction with HITPC and HITSC (Health IT Standards and Policy Committees) sent Dr. Washington (the new National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) a letter describing their charter and recommendations. Not surprisingly the #1 priority need identified from this group was the ability to identify patient's nationwide.
September 28, 2016 / by Catherine Schulten

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) published a nationwide interoperability roadmap that contains milestones, calls to action and commitments that healthcare organizations should be adopting in order to advance verifiable identity and authentication of all participants.