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ONC advisers pinpoint HIE problems

The governance subgroup of the federal government's Health IT Policy Committee this week pinpointed problems in the health information exchange ecosystem based on several factors, including severity and commonness, the impact on private and secure exchange and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's ability to solve such problems.

CMS announces ICD-10 testing dates

There will be three different testing weeks leading up to the implementation date for ICD-10, according to an article from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

6 myths about ICD-10 debunked

The deadline for ICD-10 is a little more than a year out, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is working to make sure that myths about the process are squashed.

Notification system shows potential to improve care coordination

Clinical event notification (CEN) services are "a logical next step" to unlocking the potential of health information exchanges to improve care coordination, according to a study from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

Todd Park to step down from US CTO post

After five years in the District of Columbia, Todd Park--who initially served as the first chief technology officer for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services before being named U.S. CTO by President Obama in 2012--is heading to the other side of the country.

How to cut time spent on queries as ICD-10 approaches

The official compliance date for ICD-10 is a little more than a year away and as healthcare organizations work toward implementation they have many concerns--especially the toll it will take on costs and productivity.

Using the Facebook model to spur HIE adoption

Health information exchanges are like Facebook for doctors, according to a Brookings article: They want to be where their friends are.

FDA's latest API focuses on medical device adverse events

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has released an Application Programming Interface to make data on medical device adverse events more accessible to the public.

Net neutrality and healthcare: Providers must take a stand

Healthcare needs leaders in the network neutrality debate who can bridge the needs of clinical practice and technology to ensure the Internet continues to serve the public good, according to a blog post at  Health Affairs.

Data to be withheld from Open Payments database at launch

About a third of data won't be published when the Open Payments database, meant to disclose potential conflicts of interest among doctors, first launches to the public.