Wednesday, April 5, 2017
New HHS post raises questions about ONC's future | Healthcare Dive
ONC (Office of the National Coordinator was originally initiated by former President George W. Bush by Executive Order. President George W. Bush created the position of National Coordinator on April 27, 2004 through Executive Order 13335. Congress later mandated ONC in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Recent changes proposed, to integrate and strengthen ONCs operations
The Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology is poised to name former Siemens Chief Medical Officer Donald Rucker, MD, national coordinator.