ONC Launches Dashboard, Releases Tips for Meaningful Use
HEALTHCARE PRIVACY—U.S.May 10, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has launched its new Health IT Dashboard, reports Healthcare IT News. The dashboard allows users interactive access to data related to grants programs, regional extension centers and other health IT adoptions, the report states. Next month, the ONC will release a dashboard related to electronic health records and health information exchange. Meanwhile, the ONC has also released its "Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information," aiming to help physicians, nurses and IT staff better understand the importance of patient privacy in implementing electronic health records and mobile devices.