Health Information Technology (HIT)

Nov 3, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has posted new FAQs on the information blocking provisions in its final rule updating information sharing requirements for health information technology.
Oct 30, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released a final federal strategic plan for health information technology over the next five years.
Oct 29, 2020
This Special Bulletin details the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology’s interim final rule with comment period to delay the Nov. 2 compliance date for the information blocking provisions of ONC’s Cures Act final rule, while also extending timelines for certain…
Oct 29, 2020
In an interim final rule, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology extended to April 5, 2021, the deadline to comply with the information blocking requirements in its final rule. The original deadline was Nov. 2, 2020.
Sep 29, 2020
AHA and other organizations representing the nation’s clinicians, hospitals, health systems and experts in health informatics and health information management yesterday urged the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to allow…
Sep 29, 2020
AHA and other organizations representing the nation’s clinicians, hospitals, health systems and experts in health informatics and health information management urged the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to allow for at…
Jan 27, 2020
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus for our 2020 advocacy agenda.
Jan 17, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released for public comment a draft federal strategic plan for health information technology over the next five years, outlining federal goals and objectives to ensure that individuals have access to their electronic health information to manage their…
Dec 16, 2019
The AHA today shared comments with congressional leaders as they are working to develop a framework for a “Cures 2.0,” legislative package that builds on the 21st Century Cures Act, which became law in December 2016.