# Keynote: Vindell Washington
Dr. Vindell Washington is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). He’ll give an overview of the progress, and the future vision of, Health Information Technology at the ONC. Including how HIT plays a role in many facets of health from virus outbreaks to cancer moonshots.
Real time notes from the tenth annual Health2.0 fall conference.
“Once you have had access to technology that improves outcomes you never want to go back.”
70% of US Hospitals allow View Download and Transmit for Patients.
A 7 fold increase since 2013.
All states have achieved 40% VDT in 2015. In 2013 NO States had achieved the 40% mark.
Requiring All certified EMRs in 2018 to publish their APIs.
Drivers of Success at ONC:
- Common Standards
- Culture Change around Access to Information
- Business Case for Interoperability
Clarifying Individuals Legal Rights to access their data and send it where they want.
Using payment programs to reward for interoperability.
High Impact Pilots
Lantana Consulting Group
University of Utah
Standards Exploration Awards:
- Arkansas Office of Health IT
- Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Interoperability for National Priorities
- Delivery System Reform
- Precision Medicine initiative (PMI)
- Cancer Moonshot
- Opioid Epidemic
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