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Former CMS Information Chief Officer Tony Trenkle Joins Board of Onyx Technology
[November 23, 2021]

Former CMS Information Chief Officer Tony Trenkle Joins Board of Onyx Technology


Onyx Technology, LLC, a NewWave company, is pleased to announce that Tony Trenkle, former Chief Information Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and former Chief Health Information Officer for IBM (News - Alert) Global Healthcare, has joined its Advisory Board. Trenkle is a nationally recognized health IT leader with a successful record of more than 20 years of leading high-priority initiatives in the public and private sectors. Trenkle also led CMS' e-health initiatives, including the HITECH Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive program, and the implementation healthcare industry-wide regulations forICD-10, e-prescribing, and X12-5010.

"I am very excited about supporting Onyx's innovative vision for promoting patient data access and interoperability across the US health system. It builds on the work that we did at CMS with BB2.0 and other HIT programs," said Trenkle.

Onyx emerged from work with CMS in establishing the nation's first nationwide FHIR-based API, Blue Button 2.0. Building on this experience and expertise, Onyx has partnered with Microsoft (News - Alert) to build the industry's leading platform for FHIR-based interoperable exchange. Focuse on standards based, interoperable technologies that ensure security, privacy and the delivery of the right information to the right place at the right time, Onyx is an expert in enabling customers to garner the greatest value from their participation in the healthcare eco-system of tomorrow.



In its recent analysis of the North American healthcare data interoperability market, Frost & Sullivan (News - Alert) has recognized Onyx and its SAFHIR platform with the 2021 North America Enabling Technology Leadership Award.

"Tony brings invaluable knowledge and experience from both CMS and a national understanding of healthcare, with a unique understanding of the role technology plays in our health system." says Susheel Ladwa, CEO of Onyx. "Tony knows how CMS mandates work and how they are meant to serve a vision of providing better care at a lower cost to all Americans. We welcome him to the team Onyx."


About Onyx Technology LLC

Onyx Technology, LLC is a healthcare interoperability solutions provider. Onyx, a NewWave company, emerged from work with CMS in establishing the nation's first nationwide FHIR-based API, Blue Button 2.0. Building on this experience and expertise, Onyx has partnered with Microsoft to build the industry's leading platform for FHIR-based interoperable exchange. Focused on standards based, interoperable technologies that ensure security, privacy and the delivery of the right information to the right place at the right time, Onyx is the expert in enabling our customers to garner the greatest value from their participation in the healthcare eco-system of tomorrow. Please visit us at www.onyxhealth.io as well as on LinkedIn, Twitter (News - Alert), and Facebook


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