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Health IT Top Challenge for Fiscal Year 2014, According to HHS

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a report entitled Fiscal Year 2014 Top Management and Performance Challenges Identified by the Office of the Inspector General. Top among the list of top challenges is the meaningful and secure exchange and use of electronic health information.

AMA-Backed FSMB Interstate Licensure Compact Still Doesn’t Go Far Enough

Last week, the American Medical Association formally announced their support for the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Licensure Compact for Telemedicine. To borrow the famous quote from baseball great Yogi Berra, we’re feeling a bit like it’s “déjà vu, all over again” here at Health IT Now.

Health IT Now Comments: Health Plan Innovation Initiatives

On November 3, Health IT Now submitted comments in response to the CMS RFI on Health Plan Innovation Initiatives, specifically on the Remote Access Technologies section. The full comment letter can be found here.

Health IT Now Commends ONC, HHS for Step Forward on Interoperability

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10.15.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
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Health IT Now Commends ONC, HHS for Step Forward on Interoperability
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT officially presented their 10-year vision for interoperability.  National Coordinator for Health IT Dr.

Concerned Groups to Congress: Act Now on FDASIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
10.7.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
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Concerned Groups to Congress: Act Now on FDASIA
More than 55 patient groups, providers and employers call on Congress to pass legislation that defines an appropriate, risk-based oversight framework for health IT
Washington, D.C.

Coalition Commends Senators for Passing National Health IT Week Resolution

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9.29.2014
Contact: Molly Nunez
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Email: [email protected]
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Coalition Commends Senators for Passing National Health IT Week Resolution
For the second consecutive year, resolution recognizes value of health IT in transforming and improving the nation’s healthcare system
 

Washington, D.C.

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: [email protected]
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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: [email protected]
@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: [email protected]
@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.

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