In light of the fast pace of innovation in the health IT landscape, ONC needs nimble, effective tools to keep pace in this ever changing field. In response to this request, the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request, released earlier this year, includes four legislative proposals designed to provide ONC with important new tools to support the interoperable sharing of electronic health information to improve the health of our nation.
Scaled-up population health management calls for skills and resources that no single organization can provide on its own, according to PwC report.
Cybersecurity was already a major concern in healthcare—and that was before a string of ransomware attacks this spring shifted the landscape in this critical area.
As more healthcare organizations work to keep pace with the ever-evolving options for mobile devices and connected medical devices, it is essential that they are also mindful of potential healthcare cybersecurity concerns.