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