House panel hearing on Meaningful Use

The House Science and Technology Committee’s Technology and Innovation Subcommittee will conduct a hearing this Thursday the 30th on Standards for Health IT: Meaningful Use and Beyond. The purpose will be to hear testimony on the new rules from CMS on meaningful use, incentive programs, and EHR adoption. Witnesses scheduled to speak are:

  • Dr. David Blumenthal – National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Ms. Kathleen M. Roberts – Associate Director for Federal and Industrial Relations, Information Technology Laboratory Office
    National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Ms. Joyce Sensmeier – Vice President, Informatics
    Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
  • Ms. Deven McGraw – Director of the Health Privacy Project, Center for Democracy and Technology

The hearings will be held at 10am at 2318 Rayburn HOB. Read the testimonies and update of the hearing at the sub committee’s page.