WASHINGTON, DC (July 13, 2020): Today the Health Innovation Alliance (HIA) expresses support for the FCC finalizing the rule designating 988 as the 3-digit number for National Suicide Prevention Hotline.
“Adoption of these rules by the FCC is a critical step to helping people in crisis connect to counselors who can help them in their time of need. We applaud Chairman Pai and the Commission for their leadership to reduce increasing suicide rates,” said Joel White, Executive Director.
About Health Innovation Alliance:
HIA is an organization of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, insurers, and startup innovators committed to transforming healthcare. The Health Innovation Alliance exists to improve healthcare by advancing healthcare connectivity, unlocking the abundance of useful data in our healthcare system, modernizing data privacy, and fundamentally redefining care delivery. Learn more at Health-Innovation.org.