HIMSS believes that the appropriate use of information technology (IT) and management systems can transform healthcare to save lives, improve outcomes of care and reduce costs.
In the letter HIMSS and PCHA noted that appropriate interoperability is critical to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices used in systems, and see this Draft Guidance as a positive step forward in that regard.
In the letter HIMSS offers comment to the three major components of the NPRM: ONC Direct Review of Certified Health IT, Oversight of ONC Authorized Testing Laboratories, and Transparency and Availability of Surveillance Results.
On Wednesday, April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule on implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
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