UCSF CDHI Comment Letter on ONC's Proposed Regulations on Interoperability and Information Blocking
Dear National Coordinator Rucker:
The University of California, San Francisco’s Center for Digital Health Innovation submits these comments on the Office of the National Coordinator’s draft regulations to implement the 21st Century Cures Act’s provisions on interoperability, information blocking, application programming interfaces, patient access, and conditions of certification, published March 4, 2019. The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a worldwide leader in health care delivery, discovery, and education. Consistent with this public imperative, UCSF invests heavily in developing a variety of health information technology, innovation, and management resources and best practices to give health care providers and patients,1 researchers and scientists, educators and students, the interoperability and transformative tools to succeed in this rapidly evolving digital health age. We thank you for the opportunity to offer these comments.