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ONC Releases Interoperability Roadmap

Mar 13, 2015

The National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0. The roadmap creates a pathway to make sure by the end of 2017 health care providers and other stakeholders are able to seamlessly use medical and health data to have a complete picture of health status and pinpoint health problems in the community.

The draft Roadmap calls for ONC to identify the best available technical standards for core interoperability functions. Comments on the Roadmap are due April 3. The public comment period for the draft Roadmap closes April 3, 2015. The public comment period for the Standards Advisory closes May 1, 2015.

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