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Health IT Now Comments on MACRA Proposed Rule

On June 27, 2015, Health IT Now submitted comments on the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Incentive under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Criteria for Physician-Focused Payment Models proposed rule. To read our comment letter, click here.

Health IT Now Comments on ONC Interoperability RFI

Today, Health IT Now submitted comments on ONC’s Request for Information Regarding Assessing Interoperability for MACRA. The RFI requests input on implementing Section 106(b)(1)(C) of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015. To read the comment letter, click here.

Health IT Now to Host Cybersecurity Briefing

On Friday, June 10, 2016, Health IT Now will host a briefing from national experts discussing how appropriate cybersecurity policies can empower the Precision Medicine Initiative in its race to help cure cancer.

From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Uses White Paper Release

On Thursday, April 7, Health IT Now and Apervita will release a white paper entitled From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Uses: Getting the Most from Meaningful Patterns in Data to Improve Health at a Congressional briefing.

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.

Health IT Now Supports National Patient ID Challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: Catherine Pugh
(202) 808-8843
Email: cpugh@healthitnow.org
1.19.2016
Health IT Now Supports National Patient ID Challenge
Washington, DC – Health IT Now (HITN) issued the following statement in support of the National Patient ID Challenge:
“We applaud CHIME for their efforts advocating a unique patient identification system.

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.

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