ONC Chief Micky Tripathi Talks Public Health Data Systems and 'Health Equity by Design'

The article we are highlighting in our first newsletter outlines the ONC’s priorities for the near future, as described by the organization’s new National Coordinator for Health IT, Micky Tripathi. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, the ONC has shifted its focus to improving health data systems, addressing health equity, and finding the best ways to share information regarding the vaccine, according to Tripathi. The ONC is also working to implement the new information-blocking rules, which went into effect yesterday on April 5th.

The article calls attention to how the COVID pandemic has shed light on significant problems plaguing the healthcare industry—many of which Mediphore's technology can address. You can read the full article here at Healthcare IT News.