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NHCSL: Hispanic Legislators Promote Development of Tele-Health

 

Contact:   Nelly Robles, Communications Associate
Jacqueline Bado, Communications Intern
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Hispanic Legislators Promote Development of Tele-Health
Washington, D.C.

Health IT Now Coalition Expresses Concern over Meaningful Use Stage 2 Final Rule

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Health IT Now Commends House Passage of FDA User Fee Bill 03 31 12

Health IT Now Commends House Passage of FDA User Fee Bill 03 31 12

Recent Press: May 2012

On 5/7, the coalition issued a press release on its Meaningful Use comment letter that was picked up in 8 publications including Yahoo!, Boston Globe, Kansas City Star and The Miami Herald. The press release was viewed over a 1,000 times online.
On 5/8, the Health IT Now Coalition was quoted in the BNA piece “HIMMS Calls for Revised Stage 2 Timeline, Supports CMS Patient Engagement Criteria.

Health IT Now Coalition Expresses Concern About Meaningful Use Stage 2 Regulation

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Rep. Tom Marino and Health IT Now Coalition Host a Press Conference to Discuss SAFE Medicare Patient Act

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Don't let health IT legislation flatline

Americans are familiar with electronic records: We check our bank statements online, order prescriptions online, pay our bills online. Most Americans are well aware of the convenience and security of electronic records, yet there is not a single, comprehensive, interoperable electronic medical records system.

Report Finds Low EHR Adoption in U.S. Acute Care Hospitals

A new report that will be published in this week’s New England Journal of Medicine found that just 1.5% of U.S. acute care hospitals have a comprehensive electronic health record system in place, while 7.6% of acute care hospitals are using a basic EHR system, Reuters reports.

Health IT Funding Breakdown

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  The law provides $22.8 billion in funding incentives through the Department of Health and Human Services for the adoption, use, maintenance, training, education and research for health information technology (HIT).

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