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ONC Releases Draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for Public Comment

On January 15, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan (“strategic plan”) for public comments.  Developed by the HHS Office for the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in collaboration with more than 25 federal organizations, the strategic plan outlines health IT … Continue reading

President signs into law 21st Century Cures Act

On December 13th, President Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act.  The legislation authorizes $4.8 billion for the National Institutes of Health to fund new initiatives in precision medicine, cancer, neuroscience, and regenerative medicine.  The bill also provides $500 million over ten years for the Food and Drug Administration for the development of … Continue reading