HealthIT Answers October 20, 2021
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By Ryan Argentieri, Elisabeth Myers, Steven Posnack and Micky Tripathi, ONC

Astute readers of the Health IT Buzz Blog (are there any other kind?) and those familiar with ONC’s 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) Final Rule will recall that we’ve talked a lot about the United States Core Data for Interoperability (USCDI). ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule adopted USCDI version 1 as a standard, thereby establishing a new baseline for the data elements required to be accessible through certified electronic health record (EHR) technology. Because it defines the floor of what’s available to be shared through certified EHRs, the USCDI is also the basic payload for nationwide and state/regional exchange networks and is the main driver of Health Level Seven International® Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources®...

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Topics: Cures Act, EMR / EHR, Govt Agencies, Health IT, Healthcare System, HIE (Interoperability), ONC, Public Health / COVID, Technology
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