National Partnership for Women & Families

Health Information Technology

CPeH Care Planning Principles Report

The effective implementation and use of health information technology (IT) is absolutely essential for improving the quality and safety of health care — and now is a critical time for consumer input.

The momentum for adoption of health IT is growing, and we've been there every step of the way to ensure that when it gets done, it gets done right.

Click here for resources for state and local advocates.

Featured Resources

Testimony and Resources for Congress

Regulatory Letters and Resources for the Administration

Resources for Consumers

New "Blue Button" PSA videos (HealthIT.gov)


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Consumer Partnership for eHealth (CPeH) is a coalition of more than 50 consumer, patient and labor organizations working at the national, state and local levels to advance private and secure health IT in ways that measurably improve the lives of individuals and their families. More

In the News

Delays in Meaningful Use Program Should Be Used to Strengthen Benefits for Patients and Families

Statement of Debra L. Ness, President, National Partnership for Women & Families Read More

Blog Post

Your Health Information: Get It, Check It, Use It.

It’s ushering in a new era in health care, with major benefits for women, caregivers, consumers and families. Read More

Resources

What Health IT Means For Women

On average, women use the health care system to a greater extent than men, and thus stand to benefit more from greater access to their own health information and electronic tools that help them manage their health and coordinate their care. Read More

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