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Health IT Now Endorses Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015

On November 17, 2015, Health IT Now sent a letter of support to VETS Act cosponsors Senators Ernst (R-IA) and Hirono (D-HI). Health IT Now strongly supports the legislation as we believe it removes artificial barriers to the utilization of telehealth and will allow veterans to access the right care at the right time. To read the full endorsement letter, click here.

Health IT Now Submits Response to CMS Request for Information

On November 17, 2015, Health IT Now submitted comments in response to CMS’ Request for Information Regarding Implementation of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, Promotion of Alternative Payment Models, and Incentive Payments for Participation in Eligible Alternative Payment Models. To read the comments, click here.

HITN Commends Passing of National Health IT Week Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.8.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org
Coalition Commends Senators for Passing National Health IT Week Resolution
Resolution recognizes the value of health information technology in transforming and improving the healthcare system
Washington, D.C.

HITN Statement on TRUST IT Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.7.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.

Health IT Now Coalition Response to ONC Interoperability Roadmap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.6.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org   

The Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement in response to the ONC Interoperability Roadmap:

“Health IT Now supports ONC’s ongoing efforts to address the systematic lack of interoperability in our healthcare system.

HITN Responds to the Senate HELP Committee Hearing on Patient Engagement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9.16.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.

ONC Commended for Enforcement Actions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9.2.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org
Health IT Now Commends ONC for Enforcement Actions
Health IT Now (HITN) issued the following statement following today’s ONC announcement on decertification of two EHR products:

“Health IT Now commends ONC on utilizing their enforcement tools to penalize bad actors.

21 Organizations Support the TELE-MED Act of 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8.14.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org
21 Organizations Support the TELE-MED Act of 2015
On August 11, 2015, 21 organizations sent letters of support to the House and Senate sponsors of the TELEmedicine for MEDicare (TELE-MED) Act of 2015.

Health IT Now’s statement on the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Information blocking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
7.24.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org

Health IT Now issued the following statement in response to the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Information blocking:
Health IT Now continues to believe that information blocking is one of the main impediments to widespread interoperability.

Health IT Now Releases White Paper on 21st Century Genomic Infrastructure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
7.23.15
Contact: Katherine Weekley
Email: kweekley@healthitnow.org
Health IT Now and Center for Data Innovation Release White Paper on 21st Century Genomic Infrastructure
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition and the Center for Data Innovation released a white paper on genomics.

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