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Why a Former ONC Chief Thinks TEFCA Is Inherently Flawed

Last week, the ONC announced that TEFCA had finally gone live. This followed years of the ONC heralding the project's potential to boost interoperability and increase patients’ access to their healthcare data. However, former ONC Chief Don Rucker believes that TEFCA is built on an archaic data exchange protocol that will prevent the initiative from being useful.