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Health IT Now Applauds SCOTUS Dental Board Decision

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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2.27.2015

 
Health IT Now Applauds SCOTUS Dental Board Decision
 

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the recent United States Supreme Court’s decision in North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v.

Health IT Now Comments on 21st Century Cures Initiative

Health IT Now submitted a comment letter to Chairman Fred Upton and the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding the 21st Century Cures Initiative. We are convinced technology must play a foundational role in fostering 21st Century cures. Many aspects of our current health care system encourage inefficiency and promote waste aided and abetted by program and data silos.

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.

Health IT Now Comments on Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

Health IT Now filed comments on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan. Overall, we are pleased to see that the interoperability of health information systems is a cornerstone of the strategic plan.

HITN Comments on Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations

The Health IT Now Coalition submitted comments on the Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations proposed rule. Overall, HITN is pleased to see CMS emphasize the value of health IT within Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Health IT helps improve patient safety and healthcare outcomes. Read the full comment letter here.

Health IT Innovation is Moving Full Speed Ahead – Don’t Pump the Brakes

High speed broadband is transforming health care delivery and the ongoing revolution in the mobile-health marketplace.  Consumers are benefiting from new technologies and innovations and this exciting trend will only slow if unwarranted regulations do not allow these burgeoning market to evolve.

Health IT Now Looks Ahead to Bright Future for 21st Century Cures

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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Email: [email protected]
1.27.2015
Health IT Now Looks Ahead to Bright Future for 21st Century Cures
Washington, D.C.

Health IT Now Comments on Draft Telemedicine Bill

The Health IT Now Coalition submitted comments on the draft legislation entitled Advancing Telehealth Opportunities in Medicare. HITN applauds the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s efforts to remove current Medicare barriers to beneficiaries receiving telehealth services.

Data-Driven Medicine in the Age of Genomics Conference

Last month, Health IT Now and the Center for Data Innovation hosted a day-long conference to discuss the future of data-driven medicine and research. Watch the full event here:

 

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Health IT Now Reacts to FDA Draft Guidance for General Wellness, Medical Device Accessories

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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Email: [email protected]
1.17.2015
Health IT Now Reacts to FDA Draft Guidance for General Wellness, Medical Device Accessories
Washington, D.C. – Joel White, executive director of the Health IT Now Coalition made the following statement on FDA’s draft guidance for general wellness and medical device accessories.

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