- To examine the opportunities and challenges in healthcare delivery in the information technology age.
- To explore ways to leverage technology to improve healthcare.
- Numerous Health Information Technology (Health IT) innovations exist to monitor health and fitness and improve health outcomes, including electronic health records, wearable devices, apps, and next generation medical devices.
- Despite the promise of Health IT, barriers exist to development and adoption, such as lack of coordination among state and federal regulators, interoperability, and an outdated/inconsistent regulatory framework.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Dr. Karen DeSalvo, MD||National Coordinator for Health Information Technology||U.S. Department of Health and Human Services||Document|
|Ms. Jessica Rich||Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection||U.S. Federal Trade Commission||Document|
|Mr. Matthew Quinn||Federal Managing Director||Intel Healthcare and Life Sciences||Document|
|Mr. Neil DeCrescenzo||Member, Executive Committee||Healthcare Leadership Council||Document|
|Mr. Mark Savage||Director of Health IT Policy and Programs||National Partnership for Women and Families||Document|