Yesterday, Health IT Now sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., calling for a review of the role of the Office of the National Coordinator.
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The balance of power has shifted in Washington, and much remains to be decided – such as the future of the Meaningful Use program, how federal agencies will regulate health IT, and the role that technology should play in delivering healthcare.
Health IT Now Executive Director Robert Horne this evening issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s joint address to Congress.“New leadership in Washington presents a real opportunity for reforms.
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.
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.
Health IT Now Executive Director Robert Horne today issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, particularly the inclusion of important telehealth policies.“HITN applauds the Senate for acting in a bipartisan manner to pass this important piece of legislation.
Health IT Now Executive Director Robert Horne today issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.“HITN applauds the Senate for acting in a bipartisan manner to pass these important pieces of legislation. HITN continues to be encouraged by the inclusion of health IT in the ongoing Washington, D.C., debates around health policy.
On November 30, 2016, Health IT Now sent letters of support for the 21st Century Cures Act to the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and urged its immediate passage. To read the full letter, please click here.