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ONC Responds to HIE Criticism with Grants



Stung by a negative report on health information exchanges, the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is handing out nearly a half million dollars to spur private efforts in the area.



1 comments on "ONC Responds to HIE Criticism with Grants"
Adrian Gropper, MD (4/8/2013 at 9:38 AM)

ONC needs to do more than just hand out grants that pave the cow path of our current system. They need to link the Stage 2 mandate for Direct messaging to state health information exchange use of Blue Button+ for exactly the reasons Yasnoff mentions at the end of this article. Please see: http://thehealthcareblog.com/blog/2013/04/07/onc-holds-a-key-to-the-structural-deficit/