National Partnership for Women & Families

Health Information Technology

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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.

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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

UCLA Health System Data Breach Affects 4.5 Million Patients - Los Angeles Times

Mark Savage, a health information technology expert at the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit advocacy group in Washington, said it's too early to assess UCLA's digital defenses until more details are known about what the hackers did and what protections were in place. Read More

Blog Post

The Wrong Way

Extremists in the House of Representatives seem to be firmly in charge as their fiscal year 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) funding bill advances quickly. Read More

Resources

CPeH Comments on 2015 Edition Health IT Criteria

The Consumer Partnership for eHealth's (CPeH) comments on the proposed 2015 Edition Health Information Technology Criteria delivered to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read More

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