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Portrait of Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

21st Century Cures Act

Power to the Patient: Our Record, Our Right, Our Choice

Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S. Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology | March 12, 2020

On Monday, March 9th 2020, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released the long awaited final rule to address information blocking and update the ONC Health IT Certification Program as directed by Congress through the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016 (the Cures Act).

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Portrait of Teresa Zayas Caban

Precision Medicine Initiative

We’re One in a Million: ONC and the Precision Medicine Initiative

Teresa Zayas Caban | February 27, 2020

The increasing availability of electronic health data in the 21st century has tremendous potential to ignite a new era of inquiry and discovery. ONC is part of the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), a federal effort to spur the next generation of health research by rethinking access, aggregation, storage,

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