The ONC's Dr. Donald Rucker on the Cures Act and More: The Cerner Podcast, Ep. 46
The 21st Century Cures Act was passed in December 2016 with the goal of improving EHR interoperability through information blocking provisions and streamlining of standards development. It’s legislature intended to have real and immediate impact on the health IT industry.
In this episode of The Cerner Podcast, we're joined by Dr. Donald Rucker, the national coordinator for Health Information Technology. The ONC is considered the beating heart of American health care policy, and one of its primary platforms is the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care.
In this episode, Rucker will discuss the health IT provisions in the 21st Century Cures Act and what else we can look for from the ONC.
Rucker answers the following questions:
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