Health Information Technology (HIT)

Jan 27, 2020
The AHA supports policies and legislation that enable rural hospitals to care for their communities. The Rural Advocacy Agenda outlines some key areas of focus for our 2020 advocacy agenda.
Jan 17, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released for public comment a draft federal strategic plan for health information technology over the next five years, outlining federal goals and objectives to ensure that individuals have access to their electronic health information to manage their…
Dec 16, 2019
The AHA today shared comments with congressional leaders as they are working to develop a framework for a “Cures 2.0,” legislative package that builds on the 21st Century Cures Act, which became law in December 2016. 
Dec 4, 2019
Priya Bathija, vice president of AHA’s The Value Initiative, speaks with Kaakpema Yelpaala, founder and CEO of access.mobile, about using mobile technology to engage patients in their health.
Oct 25, 2019
AHA and AVIA Announce Strategic Alliance Alliance to help member hospitals and health systems scale digital transformation  
Jun 17, 2019
The AHA said it is generally supportive of the overall concept of the agreement and agency’s goal to create a voluntary network-of-networks that would enable hospitals to join one network and access all of their trading partners.
Jun 17, 2019
The AHA  responds to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) Draft 2.
Jun 5, 2019
The AHA today submitted comments to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on their bipartisan discussion draft legislation, the Lower Health Care Costs Act of 2019. The cost – and affordability – of health care in America affects all stakeholders, including patients and their…
Jun 3, 2019
AHA's comment on HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s proposed rule on interoperability, information blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program.