Summary of Public Comment for Draft Strategy
ONC received 208 comments on the draft Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs during the public commenting period.
The draft strategy focused on 4 areas: clinical documentation, health IT usability and the user experience, EHR reporting, and public health reporting. Many stakeholders commented on more than one focus area in their submissions, with the majority of submissions commenting on health IT usability and the user experience.
As intended by the comment process, comments were submitted by a wide range of stakeholders including: Health professional societies, providers of health services, health information technology developers, hospitals, public health entities, health care payers, health care quality organizations, state entities, health care suppliers of services, health care accreditation organizations, and patient advocates. Several stakeholders self-identified as "Other" and encompass a wide variety stakeholders.
For those wishing to review comments submitted relating to this report, please reference the below chart. This chart may be sorted using the dropdown by report section.
|Name Sort descending||Organization||Clinical Documentation||Health IT Usability and the User Experience||EHR Reporting||Public Health Reporting||Other||Submission|
|Aaron Miri||UT Health Austin||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Afton Wagner||Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Alain Chaoui, M.D.||Massachusetts Medical Society||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Alfred Cossari||Village Eye Care||✔||Submission File|
|Alice Steiner||Colorado Community Health Network||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Alison Teitelbaum||American Health Quality Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Allison Madson||American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Alyssa Keefe||California Hospital Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Andrew Nicklas||Adventist HealthCare||✔||Submission File|
|Arvind Patel||Arvind M Patel MD||✔||Submission File|
|Badar Minhas||international islamic university islamabad, pakistan||Submission File|
|Ben Moscovitch||The Pew Charitable Trusts||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Betty Lengyel-Gomez||MedInformatix, Inc.||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Bob Bundy||Rokay Services Group, LLC||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Bobby Patrick||Medical Alley Association||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Bonnie Adrian||UCHealth||✔||Submission File|
|Bradley Coffey||American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Brent Steineckert||Sharp HealthCare||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Brian Hepburn, M.D.||National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors||✔||Submission File|
|Brian Moore||Tennessee Department of Health||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Brian Nordberg||Private citizen||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Brian Scarpelli||Connected Health Initiative||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Brooke Rockwern||American College of Physicians||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Carol Reynolds||Netsmart Technology||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Chantal Worzala||American Hospital Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|