Chicago, IL – Today, Apervita and the Health IT Now Coalition will convene a full-day conference among leading policy experts and industry stakeholders to explore the intersection of government policy and a rapidly expanding analytics and data solutions market that supports patient care, engagement, and research. The goal of the summit, entitled “From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Uses: Getting the Most from Meaningful Patterns in Data to Improve Health”, is to establish an understanding of the current use of data and analytics in health care, identify barriers to their expanded use, and explore and develop the necessary reforms to foster innovation and applications in ways that transform care and provide for the best care everywhere.
Nine organizations are urging Congressional leaders to oppose any delay of Meaningful Use Stage 3 that does not also include reforms that make the program work better for doctors, hospitals and patients.
MEDIA ADVISORY: From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Uses Conference
December 7th Conference Will Discuss Future of Data and Data Analytics in Healthcare
What: Apervita, Health IT Now, and MATTER are convening a full-day conference among leading policy insiders, experts, and stakeholders exploring the intersection of a rapidly expanding market of data and analytics solutions that support care, engagement, research, and government policy. The goal of this summit is to establish a baseline understanding of the current state of play, identify barriers, and the necessary reforms to promote innovation and applications in ways that transform care and provides for the best care everywhere.
On November 17, 2015, Health IT Now sent a letter of support to VETS Act cosponsors Senators Ernst (R-IA) and Hirono (D-HI). Health IT Now strongly supports the legislation as we believe it removes artificial barriers to the utilization of telehealth and will allow veterans to access the right care at the right time.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate passed a resolution sponsored by Senators Stabenow (D-MI) and Thune (R-SD) recognizing the week of October 5, 2015 as National Health IT Week and how health IT is transforming the way health care is being delivered in the United States.
Health IT is one of the fastest growing sectors in the economy. Health IT includes critical technologies, such as cloud based computing and storage systems, mobile health applications and clinical decision support and wellness tools, that are improving the health of all Americans, lowering health care costs, creating high demand jobs, and stimulating market innovations.