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ONC to Congress: EHR adoption is widespread, but health IT progress is still stifled

Despite the fact that 96 percent of hospitals and 78 percent of physician practices have adopted certified health IT — too many hurdles still stand in the way of progress, according to ONC’s “Annual Update on the Adoption of a Nationwide System for the Electronic Use and Exchange of Health Information”—the agency’s annual report to… Read More »

ONC to Congress: Room for improvement in data sharing

Dive Brief: Despite widespread EHR adoption, providers, patients and payers still face significant hurdles in accessing and sharing data, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology says in its latest progress report to Congress. The 22-page report, released this week, covers the timeframe of November 2016 through October 2018. Ongoing barriers to seamless… Read More »