Health Information Technology (HIT)

Feb 16, 2021
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 19, 2021
At a Glance  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in coordination with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), on Jan. 15 released a final rule that builds on efforts to improve the electronic exchange of health care information,…
Jan 4, 2021
AHA urges the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to extend the deadline to comply with its final rule implementing information blocking provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act to 2022 or six months after the end of the…
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…