Continuity of Care Record (CCR)

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Number of DirectTrust Users, Transactions, and Addresses Continue to Grow

Press Release | DirectTrust | May 12, 2016

DirectTrust today announced continued steady growth in the number of Direct exchange users, addresses and transactions. The organization also announced the addition of eight new members since the beginning of the year.,,According to end of first quarter 2016 metrics, the number of health care organizations served by DirectTrust health information service providers (HISPs) and engaged in Direct exchange increased 46% to more than 58,000, compared with the same time last year.

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ONC Issues Standards and Certification Rule for Stage 2

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | February 27, 2012

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released Feb. 24 its proposed rule for the standards and criteria for the certification of electronic health records so physicians and hospitals can be sure that their systems are capable of performing the required functions to demonstrate meaningful use. Read More »

ONC, Health 2.0 launch popHealth app challenge

Mary Mosquera | Government Health IT | October 10, 2011

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Health 2.0 entrepreneurial organization have opened a contest for developers to innovate with the popHealth tool beyond its reporting functions so healthcare providers can learn more about their patient populations and improve their care. Read More »

Patients Matter Most, But Technology Matters A Lot

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Strata | June 1, 2013

Computing practices that used to be religated to experimental outposts are now taking up residence at the center of the health care field. From natural language processing to machine learning to predictive modeling, you see people promising at the health data forum (Health Datapalooza IV) to do it in production environments. Read More »