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Health IT Now Sends Letter to FDA on Implementation of 21st Century Cures

WASHINGTON, DC (August 8, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – sent a letter to Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb outlining the advocacy group’s priorities for implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act, includ

Health IT Now Supports ONC Shift to Industry-Developed Testing Tools

Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) announced goal of shifting to private sector-developed certificating testing tools within the next five years.

Health IT Now Applauds VA Telehealth Initiative, FDARA Passage

WASHINGTON, DC (August 3, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) initiative easing veterans’ access to care via telehealth.

Health IT Now Responds to Proposed Interoperability Measurement Frameworks

WASHINGTON, DC (July 31, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – recently commented on two proposed interoperability measurement frameworks and their potential for moving rapidly towards a better health system.

Health IT Now Responds to FDA Digital Health Pre-Certification Pilot Program Announcement

WASHINGTON, DC (July 27, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – welcomed the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) newly announced Pre-Cert for Software Pilot Program.

Health IT Now Supports Legislation to Ease Meaningful Use Burden on Providers

WASHINGTON, DC (July 13, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – sent a letter supporting H.R. 3120 to the bill’s bipartisan sponsors: Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH), and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA).

Interoperability in Practice: How to Integrate Pharmacy and Medical Care to Improve Patient Outcomes

Health IT Now and Prescriptions for a Healthy America invite you to join us for a briefing showcasing the Interoperable Pharmacist Care Planning High Impact Pilot, which has been underway in North Carolina for the past year. Speakers will discuss how data sharing between pharmacy systems and electronic health records can improve health outcomes and lower costs.

Health IT Now Statement on MACRA Proposed Rule

WASHINGTON, DC (June 21, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to the proposed rule for implementing the second year of the Quality Payment Program under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).

Health IT Now Statement on FDA Digital Health Innovation Plan

WASHINGTON, DC (June 15, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement of a “new Digital Health Innovation plan” to “advance policies that promote the development of safe and effective me

Health IT Now Sends Letter to HHS Secretary Price on Priorities for New Administration

Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – sent a letter today to Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price outlining the advocacy group’s regulatory priorities for use of health IT within the new administration.

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