Collaborative Comments on ONC's Interim Final Rule on EHR Technology

These collaborative comments propose modest but important modifications to the Interim Final Rule drafted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

Markle v. HIMSS: Differing Views of “Meaningful Use” and “Certification”

The forthcoming definition of the “meaningful use” of health information technology will set the direction of the Obama ...

An Open Letter to the New National Coordinator for Health IT: Part 3 -- Certification As The Elephant in Health IT's Living Room

In the first and second parts of this series we talked about how and why there is no universal definition for the term "EHR." Instead ...

Meaningful Investment of $19 Billion on Health Information Technology

Markle Connecting for Health brings together health and IT leaders with government and policy experts to help define a framework for “meaningful use” and “certified or qualified” electronic health records.

Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Certification Programs for Health Information Technology

Comments emphasize that government-sanctioned testing and certification have important roles as well as limitations in achieving the objectives of the public investments in health IT.

Dissenting Statement on PHR Certification to the American Health Information Community

Dissenting Statement from the AHIC Consumer Empowerment Workgroup on a Proposed PHR Certification Process.

The Right General Direction

More than 50 organizations submit public comments to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding interim final standards, implementation specifications, and certification criteria for the health IT Incentives program.

Comments on the Office of the National Coordinator's Preliminary Definition of 'Meaningful Use'

Markle, the Center for American Progress, Brookings, and others respond to first draft of the 'meaningful use' definition issued by the HIT Policy Subcommittee of the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Standards Within the Context of the Health IT Initiative

Carol Diamond, MD, MPH testifies before the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) Subcommittee on Standards.

Achieving the Health IT Objectives of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Markle proposes a set of principles for getting health IT right under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.