“The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced two awards under the Leading Edge Acceleration Projects in Health Information Technology (LEAP in Health IT) funding opportunity. The LEAP in Health IT awardees play a critical role in advancing the development and use of interoperable health information technology (health IT) and ultimately in improving health care for all Americans.”
“The two new LEAP in Health IT awardees will address fast emerging and future challenges to advance the development and use of interoperable health IT. The SEN solicited applications focused on one of two areas of interest: 1) Standardization and Implementation of Scalable Health Level 7 International’s (HL7®) Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) Consent Resource; and 2) Design, Develop, and Demonstrate Enhanced Patient Engagement Technologies for Care and Research…”
“The 2019 awardees are…” Read the full press release here.
Source: HHS Announces Health IT Awardees Focused on Innovative Interoperability Solutions – September 10, 2019. HHS.