As the health IT community descends upon Orlando this week, Health IT Now (HITN) is looking forward to continuing the discussion to tackle some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. HIMSS presents an opportunity for members of the entire health technology universe to come together and evaluate what is working in healthcare, what needs fixing, and what solutions technology can provide.
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Health IT Now Executive Director Robert Horne today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Tom Price, MD as Secretary of Health and Human Services:“Dr. Price’s confirmation as Secretary of Health and Human Services provides a unique opportunity for health IT issues. At a time when the Meaningful Use program is anything but meaningful for patients and providers, Dr.
This piece is guest-authored by Sean W. Sigmon, Oracle, Health IT Now Steering Committee Member As leaders in Washington continue to debate the repeal and replace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the health IT industry continues to explore opportunities to lower costs and improve quality using new technologies and data.
Much of the debate in Washington has focused on reforming the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). When evaluating the impact of these efforts, it is important to keep in mind the original objectives of the law.