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Health IT Now Sends Letter on Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

On June 22, 2016, Health IT Now sent a letter to House and Senate Leadership and Conferees for the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016. The letter calls on Congress to include language on how states should implement standards for an interoperable Prescription Drug Monitoring Program. Click here to read the letter.

Health IT Now Supports Section 705 of the Senate National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

On Monday, June 20, 2016, Health IT Now sent a letter of support for Section 705 of the Senate National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (S. 2943) and urged Congress to include this provision in the final bill. Section 705 would enhance the use of telehealth in the military health system. Click here to read the full letter.

Health IT Now Comments on ONC Interoperability RFI

Today, Health IT Now submitted comments on ONC’s Request for Information Regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA. The RFI requests input on implementing Section 106(b)(1)(C) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. To read the comment letter, click here.

Health IT Now to Host Cybersecurity Briefing

On Friday, June 10, 2016, Health IT Now will host a briefing from national experts discussing how appropriate cybersecurity policies can empower the Precision Medicine Initiative in its race to help cure cancer.

Summary of Health IT Provisions in MACRA Proposed Rule

On April 27, 2016 CMS released the proposed rule entitled Medicare Program; Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models.

Health IT Now Comments on ONC Proposed Rule

Today, Health IT Now submitted comments on the proposed rule entitled ONC Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability. Click here to read the comment letter.

Health IT Now Comments on Medicare Payment Proposed Rule

Washington, DC – Today, Health IT Now (HITN) issued the following comment on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) proposed rule outlining the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015:

“While we are still reviewing the proposed rule, we are pleased to see provisions support two of our main priorities: leveraging technology to deliver high quality healt

Health IT Now and Apervita Release White Paper on Thought Conference Findings

Today, Health IT Now (HITN) and Apervita released a white paper on the establishment of key health care areas discussing the promise of data in health care and identifying barriers and challenges related to federal regulation and interoperability of health IT.

Health IT Now Announces Robert Horne as Executive Director

Washington, DC – Health IT Now (HITN) is pleased to announce Robert Horne as Executive Director, effective immediately. Robert replaces Joel White, who has served as Executive Director since 2007 and will remain involved with HITN as a senior advisor.

Health IT solutions mean big things for business

Seattle Children’s Hospital is a brilliant example of successful health IT implementation. The hospital is using software from Tableau to draw “smart inferences from the 10 terabytes of data locked up in his servers and warehousing appliances.”

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