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Health IT Now Coalition Applauds Release of FDASIA Report, Calls for Congressional Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
4.4.2014
Contact: Grant Olson
(202) 777 – 3718
Email: golson@healthitnow.org
Health IT Now Coalition Applauds Release of FDASIA Report,
Calls for Congressional Action
Yesterday’s FDASIA Report Highlights the Need for Regulatory Reform
Yesterday the U.S.

Bipartisan Bill Would Establish Federal Definition for Telehealth Services

On Dec.

Verizon and GWU Shed Light on Barriers to Telehealth and mHealth Adoption

At George Washington University (GWU) last Wednesday, a former U.S. Senator, three medical doctors, and a leader of a wireless technology coalition convened at Washington, D.C.’s only School of Public Health to participate in an event that focused on telehealth and mHealth and discussed how these 21st Century technological innovations are improving healthcare access and outcomes for patients.

Health IT Now Quoted Regarding Meaningful Use Delay

Health IT Now was quoted in CQ, BNA Bloomberg and IHealthbeat regarding the recently announced delay in the Meaningful Use program.

From the iHealthbeat article:

Joel White … said CMS’ announcement has created “an opportune time for Congress to change the law.

Schilling: Telemedicine’s time is now in the Central Valley and beyond

On 8/26, Steve Schilling, CEO of Clinica Sierra Vista, a community health center in California, had an op-ed published in the Fresno Bee:

http://www.fresnobee.com/2013/10/26/3574300/schilling-telemedicines-time-is.

Elena Rios: Why Americans need telemedicine

On October 23, an op-ed from Dr. Elena Rios, President and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association ran in the Orange County Register:

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/care-532674-medicare-state.

“Improving healthcare for seniors through telemedicine” by Former Rep. Bill Gradison

Improving healthcare for seniors through telemedicine

By former Rep. Bill Gradison (R-Ohio) – 10/18/13

http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/healthcare/329359-improving-healthcare-for-seniors-through-telemedicine

Nowadays we can use our mobile devices to go almost anywhere, which has been a great advantage for many senior citizens.

Health IT Now Coalition Issues Statement on FDA Final Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Health IT Now Coalition Issues Statement on FDA Final Guidance

On September 23, the FDA published its final guidance to developers of mobile medical applications. 

“We are currently reviewing the document and its implication on policy,” said Joel White, Executive Director of Health IT Now.

Coalition Commends Senators for Passing National Health IT Week Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 20, 2013

Contact: Margaret Battey

mbattey@dcigroup.

ATA Applauds TELE-MED Act to Modernize Medicare Program

ATA Applauds TELE-MED Act to Modernize Medicare Program

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