The National Partnership is a non-profit, non-partisan consumer organization with almost 40 years of experience working to make life better for women and families by promoting access to quality health care, fairness in the workplace and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. As you know, health care is central to the well-being of women and families — it is a key determinant of their quality of life, their economic security, and their ability to thrive, prosper and participate in our society.
We are privileged to lead two important coalitions of consumer organizations dedicated to changing the way health care is organized, financed and delivered. The Consumer Partnership for eHealth (CPeH) and the Campaign for Better Care together include more than 150 consumer and patient groups working to ensure that implementation of both the HITECH Act and the health reform law result in better quality, more patient-centered care, fewer disparities and better outcomes for everyone.
Health information technology (IT) plays a critical role in achieving these goals, and I am honored to be with you today to discuss the ways that the Meaningful Use of information technology will benefit patients and their families. [...]
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, access to quality health care and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. More information is available at www.NationalPartnership.org.