News Release

Comments from HIMSS on HELP Committee’s Health IT Discussion Draft

February 1, 2016

HIMSS appreciates the opportunity to provide feedback on the Senate HELP Committee’s health IT discussion draft. The overall goals of the legislation and the focus on stakeholder input are encouraging, but there are concerns over the significant addition of reporting requirements and regulations in many sections which could result in unintended consequences including stifling innovation and adding complexity to the health IT landscape. HIMSS’ comments and recommendations can be read here

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