Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now

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Mark Savage Aaron Neinstein,
Julia Adler-Milstein

“Measure The Impact Of The ONC’s New Interoperability Rules Now" 
Health Affairs Blog, July 7, 2020

On May 1, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published landmark regulations to improve health data access and interoperability for patients, providers, and app developers, using a standardized application programming interface (API) infrastructure. This new rule implements provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016. In concept, the regulations take a giant leap forward. In practice, they might fall short of the nation’s goals. How will we know? How can we spot gaps and make timely corrections?

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