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Health IT Now Applauds House Passage of SGR-CHIP Bill

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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3.26.2015
Health IT Now Applauds House Passage of SGR-CHIP Bill
 Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.

Health IT Now Encouraged by HHS Proposed Rules

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Contact: Molly Nunez
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3.24.2015
Health IT Now Encouraged by HHS Proposed Rules
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Health IT Now Coalition issued the following statement applauding the U.S.

March 18 Briefing – Health IT: The Intersection of Legislation & Regulation

Health IT: The Intersection of Legislation & Regulation 
Wednesday, March 18th 
The Health IT Now Coalition invites you to join us for a briefing luncheon that will discuss the importance of health IT and the need for a more clearly defined regulatory pathway. Health IT is critical to providing the best care to today’s patients and lowering health care costs. Lunch will be served.

Health IT Now Applauds SCOTUS Dental Board Decision

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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.

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