HealthLeaders Media June 23, 2021
Scott Mace

Incentives remain unaligned with the use of health IT, but 21st Century Cures Act implementation is one tool in ONC’s arsenal.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

– Ultimate EHR success still requires better ties to payment models and focus on passing functional tests.

– Telehealth holds promise for increasing competition to consumers’ benefit, panelists say.

– Former ONC chiefs recommend listening, current chief Micky Tripathi says ONC says every comment is taken very seriously.

– FHIR-based vaccination scheduling at the state level was a bright spot for interoperability during the pandemic, ONC chief says.

Lock-in of all sorts, ranging from the geographic lock-in of hospital consolidation to the vendor lock-in of electronic health records, was on the minds of former national coordinators of...

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Topics: Cures Act, EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, HIE (Interoperability), ONC, Provider, Technology, Telehealth
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