Category Archives: Health News

Long-awaited interoperability framework TEFCA to go live in 2022, ONC says

Dive Brief: The Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, the federal government’s nationwide on-ramp to interoperability, will go live in early 2022, the Biden administration said Tuesday. TEFCA, a provision of the 21st Century Cures Act, is meant to advance the secure exchange of electronic health information and other data among health information networks, and… Read More »

‘Exercise may be trigger for motor neurone disease as several athletes affected’

Motor neurone disease has dogged my medical career. As a student taking medical finals, one of the patients I was tested on had a particular form of MND, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and I’ve never forgotten it. Then, in middle age, a friend told me he had MND and I watched him, over a ­couple of… Read More »