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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 Applauds Senate HELP Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Catherine Pugh
(202) 808-8843
Email: cpugh@healthitnow.org
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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 Comments on SOFTWARE II

Health IT Now sent a comment letter to Congressman Blackburn and Congressman Green on the revised SOFTWARE draft. HITN believes the Committee has substantial opportunities to promote innovation by clearly defining the products subject to FDA review and those products that are not. The latest draft is the clearest, best written bill on the subject we have seen to date.

HITN Comments on FDASIA Report

Health IT Now filed a comment offering feedback on the proposed risk-based regulatory framework and strategy for health IT, as summarized in the FDASIA Report. The full comment letter can be found here.

Health IT Now Comments on SOFTWARE Act of 2013

In response to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce request for feedback on the Sensible Oversight for Technology Which Advances Regulatory Efficiency (SOFTWARE) Act of 2013, Health IT Now is pleased to submit our comments on the specifics of an oversight framework that will improve patient safety, promote innovation, and reduce regulatory duplication.

Health IT Now, Bipartisan Policy Center and HIMSS Recommend a New Regulatory Framework for Health IT

In response to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s request for feedback on the Sensible Oversight for Technology Which Advances Regulatory Efficiency (SOFTWARE) Act of 2013, the undersigned organizations are pleased to submit our comments on an oversight framework for health information technology (IT) that improves patient safety, promotes innovation, and reduces regulatory duplication.

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