Senate Committee to discuss Usability of HealthIT

Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: What Can Providers and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Do To Improve the Electronic Health Record User Experience?

Watch the live stream at http://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/achieving-the-promise-of-health-info...

SENATE HEARING LINEUP:

The Senate HELP Committee has announced the witnesses for its Tuesday hearing on the usability of EHRs. They include Boyd Vindell Washington, chief medical information officer at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System in Baton Rouge , La.; Tim Pletcher, executive director, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services; and Meryl Moss, chief operating officer at Coastal Medical in Providence , R.I.

Committee members are:

Lamar Alexander (TN)
Michael B. Enzi (WY)
Richard Burr (NC)
Johnny Isakson (GA)
Rand Paul (KY)
Susan Collins (ME)
Lisa Murkowski (AK)
Mark Kirk (IL)
Tim Scott (SC)
Orrin Hatch (UT)
Pat Roberts (KS)
Bill Cassidy, M.D. (LA)

Democrats by Rank

Patty Murray (WA)
Barbara Mikulski (MD)
Bernie Sanders (VT)
Robert P. Casey, Jr (PA)
Al Franken (MN)
Michael F. Bennet (CO)
Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
Tammy Baldwin (WI)
Christopher S. Murphy (CT)
Elizabeth Warren (MA)


The Usability People would welcome the opportunity to work with you on improving the Usability of Healthcare IT.

For expert Safety-enhanced Design (aka Usability) evaluation of your EHR: contact The Usability People

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