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Precision Medicine Initiative and Cancer Moonshot Background Information

Health IT Now released a background document on the Precision Medicine Initiative and Cancer Moonshot.

Health IT Now Commends Senate HELP Committee

Health IT Now (HITN) issued the following statement commending the Senate HELP Committee on passing the Medical Electronic Data Technology Enhancement for Consumers’ Health (MEDTECH) Act:

“HITN thanks the Senate HELP Committee for passing this important piece of legislation with broad bipartisan support.

Health IT Now Urges Senate HELP Committee to Pass the MEDTECH Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Robert Horne, Senior Vice President of Health IT Now (HITN), issued the following statement:

“HITN applauds the work of the Senate HELP Committee in seeking to advance the MEDTECH Act.

Health IT Now Comments on Information Blocking Pledge

Las Vegas, NV – On February 29, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that companies who provide more than 90 percent of the EHRs used by hospitals nationwide and the five largest health systems have agreed to adhere to three principles:

Help consumers access their information, and let them direct it to others
Not block health information
Implement federal sta

Health IT Now Applauds Senate HELP Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Catherine Pugh
(202) 808-8843
Email: cpugh@healthitnow.org
1.20.

Chicago Conference Highlights Need for Reform

While Silicon Valley is still famous in the tech industry, Chicago has recently seen a boom in innovative start-ups. From Groupon, to Avant, to GrubHub, Chicago is home to many of the most transforming technologies of the past decade.

Health IT Now Reacts to ONC Interoperability Report

Health IT Now Reacts to ONC Interoperability Report

Today, the Health IT Now Coalition (HITN) issued a statement in response to the ONC report to Congress on the Challenges and Barriers to Interoperability. Click here to read the statement.

Health IT Now Submits Stage 3 Comments

Health IT Now Submits Stage 3 Comments

On December 15, 2015, Health IT Now submitted a comment letter in response to the Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Electronic Health Record Incentive Program-Stage 3 and Modifications to Meaningful Use in 2015 Through 2017 final rule with comment period. Click here to read the letter.

Health IT Now Endorses Nurse Licensure Compact

On December 14, 2015, Health IT Now sent a letter to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing endorsing the Nurse Licensure Compact. Health IT Now believes that this compact should serve as an example for interstate licensure compacts and specifically support reciprocity principles included in the compact. Click here to read the full endorsement letter.

Health IT Now Cautions Against Delay of Meaningful Use Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Catherine Pugh
(202) 808-8843
Email: cpugh@horizondc.com
12.7.2015
Health IT Now Cautions Against Delay of Meaningful Use Bill
Nine organizations are urging Congressional leaders to oppose any delay of Meaningful Use Stage 3 that does not also include reforms that make the program work better for doctors, hospitals and patients.

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