Healthcare Innovation April 27, 2022
On the eighteenth anniversary of the creation of the ONC, Deputy National Coordinator Steven Posnack marked the occasion with a blog published to the ONC’s website
Eighteen years to the day after the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) was created, Steven Posnack, Deputy National Coordinator, commemorated the moment through a blog posted to the agency’s website, with the simple, straightforward title, “ONC Turns 18.”
The blog began thus: “On April 27, 2004, President [George W.] Bush signed Executive Order (EO) 13335 and created the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). Like tapping that first domino, this single action is a key moment in United States health IT history. Nearly two decades later, US policy and...