Health IT Now (HITN) issued the following statement commending the Senate HELP Committee on passing the Medical Electronic Data Technology Enhancement for Consumers’ Health (MEDTECH) Act:
“HITN applauds the work of the Senate HELP Committee in seeking to advance the MEDTECH Act. As a large multi-stakeholder organization that represents the interests of providers, patients, and developers...."
Las Vegas, NV – On February 29, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that companies who provide more than 90 percent of the EHRs used by hospitals nationwide and the five largest health systems have agreed to adhere to three principles:
“We applaud the Senate HELP Committee for their dedication to ensuring health information technology can be used to promote better and more coordinated care, while also reducing burden on providers,” said Senior Vice President Robert Horne.