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Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap

ONC publishes the final draft of its 10-year interoperability roadmap, which calls on vendors to expand API support, asks providers to migrate to value-based reimbursement models faster, and encourages government agencies to clarify privacy and security policies that impact data sharing.

MU 3 is out: 5 reactions from industry leaders

Executives from CHIME, HIMSS, AHA, AMA, and Athenahealth weigh in on the MU3 final rule.

Allscripts Solidifies Management Team, Enhances Organizational Structure

Allscripts CFO Rick Poulton will be the next company president, assuming the role from current CEO Paul Black who has held dual positions as president and CEO since joining the company in December 2012. The company also announces that Black’s contract, which was set to expire at the end of 2015, has been extended through December 2018.

With E.U. striking down data-sharing pact, U.S. healthcare firms face challenges

An EU court has struck down the Safe Harbor Framework, a data sharing agreement that allows US-based companies to store the sensitive information of European citizens on US-based servers, a decision that could impact US health IT vendor operating in Europe.

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