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HITN Comments on Meaningful Use Delay

The Health IT Now Coalition filed comments on the proposed modifications to the time line related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs for 2014. HITN is opposed to changing the timeframe.

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.

HITN SAMHSA Response

Health IT Now thanks the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for inviting our coalition to participate in the Public Listening Session on the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient.

HITN Comments on Telemedicine to House E&C

Per the request for comment following the May 1st House Energy & Commerce Health Subcomittee hearing on telemedicine, the Health IT Now Coalition submitted comments for the record on June 16th. We applaud House Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee for its leadership in holding the hearing and in gathering stakeholder input.

HITN Encouraged by RAND Corp. Report on EHRs

For Immediate Release:
6.13.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Encouraged by RAND Corporation’s Report on EHRs
RAND Report Highlights Persistent Problem Holding Health IT Back
Yesterday, the RAND Corporation issued the report Redirecting Innovation in U.S. Health Care: Options to Decrease Spending and Increase Value.

HITN & Others Send Letter to HHS on Telemedicine

The Health IT Now Coalition joined 10 other associations in writing a letter to recently-confirmed Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

HITN Comments on 21st Century Cures

In response to the request for feedback on the 21st Century Cures Initiative, the Health IT Now Coalition is pleased to provide our comments to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Health IT Now believes technology must play a foundational role in fostering 21st Century cures.

HITN Welcomes ONC Paper on Interoperability

For Immediate Release:
6.4.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Welcomes ONC Paper on Interoperability
HITN Applauds Dr. DeSalvo and ONC as they Move Forward on this National Priority
Today, Dr.

Health IT Now Coalition Applauds ONC Realignment

For Immediate Release:
6.3.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Coalition Applauds ONC Realignment
ONC Announcement Reinforces Health IT Now’s Call to Action on Interoperability
Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced an overhaul in the structure and organization of the office.

AHIP’s Ignagni: We Need a “Broader Approach” on Licensure

Yesterday at Health Datapalooza, AHIP President and CEO Karen Ignagni told a large crowd that when it comes to interstate licensure for telemedicine, “we need to begin to think about moving to something more uniform and, across the country, a broader approach.

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