Don Rucker, CSO of 1upHealth Shares his Perspective on HIMSS

Having been to roughly 20 HIMSS Annual Meetings, it was interesting to see the shift from an EHR-focused show to a more broadly-scoped event highlighting the potential for computing and software to improve healthcare and hopefully patient’s health.   Not surprisingly this reflects the general transformation of lives with technology.  Clearly healthcare has been a […]

1upHealth submits our commentary on CMS’ Advancing Interoperability and Improving Prior Authorization Processes Proposed Rule

1upHealth submitted our public commentary to CMS regarding their recently published update to the proposed Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule. Read our letter authored by Dr. Don Rucker, 1upHealth’s Chief Strategy Officer and former ONC National Coordinator.  Public comment periods are typically 30 days when CMS opens a document for public comment. Members of […]

CMS and the New Interoperability Rule – How and Why

CMS and the New Interoperability Rule - How and Why

Interoperability has been a goal of the US healthcare system for decades. But just as computing (phones) and cloud networks have transformed our consumer lives, computing and cloud networks will transform healthcare. How and why?   The “How?” is increasingly being put in place by Congress and the Executive Branch. Interoperability at scale started with 21st […]