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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 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.

Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing on Telehealth Shows Need to Update Nation’s Laws, Expand Access and Lower Costs

For Immediate Release:
5.1.2014
Contact: Grant Olson
(202) 777 – 3718
Email: golson@healthitnow.org
Energy & Commerce Health Subcommittee Hearing on Telehealth Shows Need to Update Nation’s Laws, Expand Access and Lower Costs
HITN Calls on Congress to Act
(Washington, D.C.

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.

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