Last week, letters signed by dozens of Health IT Now members were sent to key members of Congress regarding interoperability, information blocking and telemedicine legislation.
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Health IT Now Submits Comments on the Discussion Draft on SGR Repeal and Medicare Physician Payment Reform
Last week, Health IT Now submitted comments on the Discussion Draft on SGR Repeal and Medicare Physician Payment Reform.
On 8/26, Steve Schilling, CEO of Clinica Sierra Vista, a community health center in California, had an op-ed published in the Fresno Bee:
On October 23, an op-ed from Dr. Elena Rios, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association ran in the Orange County Register:
Improving healthcare for seniors through telemedicine
By former Rep. Bill Gradison (R-Ohio) – 10/18/13
Nowadays we can use our mobile devices to go almost anywhere, which has been a great advantage for many senior citizens.
Have questions regarding the TELE-MED Act of 2013? Answers can be found here.
A section-by-section breakdown of the TELE-MED Act of 2013 can be found here.
During the Full Committee markup of the SGR reform package, Congressman Phil Gingrey expressed the need for more work and robust interoperability to help ensure care coordination and quality improvement models are successful in a revised Medicare payment system.