MedCity News July 12, 2021
The ONC has released the new version of the United States Core Data for Interoperability, a set of standards to enable seamless data exchange nationwide. The updated set includes standards for exchanging data related to social determinants of health, sexual orientation and gender identity.
A new set of standards aims to enable the seamless and secure exchange of social determinants of health, sexual orientation and gender identity data.
Released Friday by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, the United States Core Data for Interoperability version 2, or USCDI v2, includes new health data classes and constituent data elements, including ones related to social factors affecting health, such as access to stable housing, food and income, along...