ONC makes EHR certification annual

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) will release a proposed rule for 2015 that will ratchet up the EHR certification process.

“This is the first time that ONC is putting out certification regulations separate from the meaningful use incentive program,” said Jacob Reider, MD, acting ONC chief (pictured).

Medical practices need to be aware of this,

What is a medical software?

Overview

“Medical devices”, as a broader term, refers to regulated products that must comply with local and regional laws.[1] In the United States (US), as of the mid-1980s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased its involvement in reviewing the development of medical device software, due to patient overdoses caused by coding errors in a radiation therapy device (Therac-25).

Medical Software

Developmental Paediatricians have specialty interest, training and experience in the development of children: how they grow, how they acquire knowledge and skills, how they learn to behave and socialise. We use our training to understand children from a medical point of view, in order to determine the reasons for different problems of development and behaviour.