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Collaborative Comments

Health IT & the Recovery Act
Collaborative Comments

Topics:


  • Meaningful Use
  • Standards & Certification
  • Privacy

Achieving the Health IT Objectives of ARRA

Connecting for Health, in conjunction with representatives from more than 100 organizations across the spectrum of health care innovators and thought leaders, has produced collaborative comments for use by the federal government on achieving the health information technology objectives of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

Among many others, recent collaborators have included the Center for American Progress, the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings, and the Center for Democracy and Technology.

Markle Connecting for Health Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Rulemaking for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

May 7, 2012
The release of two notices of proposed rulemaking on the incentive program for the Meaningful Use of electronic health record technology marks ...

Markle Connecting for Health Collaborative Comments on Stage 2 Meaningful Use

July 20, 2011

Markle collaborators identify strategic opportunities for patient engagement, care coordination, quality reporting, and privacy in Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use incentives program.

An Information-Rich Ecosystem

January 19, 2011

Markle Connecting for Health collaborators respond to HHS's request for information on PCAST's report on health IT.

Collaborative Comments on Accountable Care Organizations

December 3, 2010

Letter urges HHS to strategically align federal programs to support HITECH quality goals and encourage patient engagement.

Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Certification Programs for Health Information Technology

May 10, 2010

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.

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

March 15, 2010

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

The Right General Direction

March 15, 2010

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.

Collaborative Comments on EHR Incentive Program

March 15, 2010

More than 50 organizations join to submit public comments regarding Stage 1 of the health IT Incentives program.

Collaborative Statement on Proposed Regulations on Meaningful Use and Standards for the Electronic Health Record Incentive Program

January 26, 2010

The Markle Foundation, the Center for American Progress, the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings and three dozen diverse leaders in the health sector send a letter commending federal agencies for their work drafting proposed health IT "meaningful use" regulations and standards.