Blog

Some of our thoughts

Home   /   Blog

Duke University Study: Barriers to the Interstate Practice of Telemedicine

Duke University Practicum, in conjunction with Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions, recently completed a study on the barriers to telemedicine. The full study can be found here.

Health IT Now Applauds Senate Special Committee on Aging for Hosting Telehealth Roundtable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9.16.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Applauds Senate Special Committee on Aging for Hosting Telehealth Roundtable
Roundtable Discussion is a Step toward Making Power of Telehealth a Reality
 Washington, D.C.

HITN Reacts to FSMB Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9.5.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Reacts to FSMB Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
More action is needed to increase access to telemedicine nationwide
Washington, D.C. – Today the Federation of State Medical Boards released its final version of a model interstate licensure compact for physicians.

Health IT Now Reacts to Meaningful Use & CEHRT Delay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
9.2.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now Reacts to Meaningful Use & CEHRT Delay
Delay in Meaningful Use program timeline should be used to improve program and achieve truly interoperable systems
Washington, D.C.

Health IT Now: Small Business Committee Hearing Will Show Promise of Telemedicine

For Immediate Release:
7.30.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
(612) 387-8083
Email: mnunez@dcigroup.com
@HealthITNow
Health IT Now: Small Business Committee Hearing Will Show Promise of Telemedicine
Telemedicine Can Unlock Business Growth, Cost Savings, and Improved Health Outcomes
 Washington, D.C.

VA Reform Bill Includes Telemedicine

Today the House Veterans Affairs Committee reached a deal on the VA reform bill. Health IT Now’s Senior Policy Council, James Turner commented on the subject:
 “Health IT Now applauds the House Veterans Affairs Committee for including telemedicine at the core of the VA reform bill. They understand the potential to decrease wait times, improve care, and decrease cost.

Meaningful Use should not be delayed – but if it must, an opportunity to improve

On Monday night, the Health IT Now Coalition submitted comments for the record on the decision to delay the time frame for CMS and ONC’s Meaningful Use program. By extending Stage 2 and delaying Stage 3, we aren’t moving the needle for patients who are seeking improved access to care and decreased costs.

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.

Copyright ©2012. All Rights Reserved. Health IT Now does not gather nor use information from visitors from this website. We do not ask visitors to supply personal information at any place on the website, nor do we track or collect information as visitors navigate through our website.