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HHS Announces Health IT Awardees Focused on Innovative Interoperability Solutions

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced two awards under the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology (LEAP in Health IT) funding opportunity. The LEAP in Health IT awardees play a critical role in advancing the development and use of interoperable health information technology (health IT) and ultimately in improving health care for all Americans.

 

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San Diego Health Connect Takes a Big LEAP Over the Barrier of Consent Management

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How can we improve the ability of patient to convey their preferences regarding access to and use of their electronic medical record information? San Diego Health Connect – a recipient of an ONC Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health IT (LEAP) program award – developed a scalable consent framework for electronic health records to help answer this question. Their work focused on how to use Health Level Seven (HL7®) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®)-based application programming interfaces (APIs) to allow patients to electronically document and share their consent preferences to streamline availability of information relevant to their care.

 

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