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WEBINAR | From the ONC: Cures Act, TEFCA, Interoperability and Health Information Exchange
March 9, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CST
Micky Tripathi, PhD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Tripathi discusses the recent publication of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA), fulfilling a critical 21st Century Cures Act requirement and improving access to electronic health information. In this session, Dr. Tripathi discusses how TEFCA marks the beginning of a new era of electronic health information exchange in the U.S. by establishing a universal floor of interoperability across the country and creating the baseline legal and technical requirements to enable secure information sharing across different networks nationwide.