ONC Webinar Presentation on Information Blocking

October 20, 2021 | 1:00PM

The Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule supports seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information. To further support access and exchange of EHI, the rule implements the information blocking provisions of the Cures Act.

Join us for this webinar to learn more. Speakers will explain how ONC supports secure, appropriate sharing of electronic health information and how information sharing leads to more affordable and equitable care and improved care quality.

Hear answers to questions such as:

  • What is information blocking and why should I care?
  • Why is information sharing so important?
  • What information needs to be shared and with whom?
  • What are some exceptions to the rule, and when do they apply?

There will also be time at the end for moderated Q&A. Please email Heide Borgonovo (heide.borgonovo@mtha.org) with the questions you would like speakers to address prior to the webinar.

Cassie Weaver: Cassie Weaver is an attorney and policy analyst in the Regulatory and Policy Affairs Division of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). She specializes in information blocking compliance and administration. Prior to joining ONC, she worked at the Environmental Protection Agency, and as an attorney representing indigent clients in southeast Michigan. She holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School and a BA from American University.

Dan Healy: Dan is a policy coordinator in the Regulatory and Policy Affairs Division of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He specializes in information blocking and supporting stakeholder coordination and policy development. Prior to joining ONC, he worked at the Health Management Academy and at IBM. He holds an MPP from the University of Chicago, and a BA from Georgetown University.

Heide Borgonovo
Communications and Outreach Coordinator
Main: (406) 442-1911 Ext: 112
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