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|
|Cheryl Parker||American Nursing Informatics Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Chinwe Nwosu||America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Chris Naso||American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Christina Krysinski||Powers Pyles Sutter & Vervile PC on behalf of the Physician Clinical Registry Coalition||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Clara Evans||Dignity Health||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Colleen Taylor||Arthritis Health Associates, PLLC||✔||Submission File|
|Craig Newman||Altarum||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Cynthia Morton||NASL||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Dan Soule||Health Catalyst||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Danna Droz||National Association of Boards of Pharmacy||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Dawn Van Dyke||The Sequoia Project||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Deanne Kasim||Change Healthcare||✔||Submission File|
|Deena Sandos||American Geriatrics Society||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Devon Adams||Healthcare Leadership Council||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Donald Romano||Foley & Lardner LLC||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Dr.Will Sawyer||Sharonville Family Medicine||✔||Submission File|
|Eli Fleet||HIMSS and AMDIS||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Elise Teichman||Captain James A. Lovell Federal Healthcare Center VISN 12||✔||Submission File|
|Emily Graham||Alliance of Specialty Medicine||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Erica Shannon||Iowa Primary Care Association||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Erin Mackay||National Partnership for Women & Families||✔||Submission File|
|Erin Weber||CAQH||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Franklin Harrington||AANP||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Gail Reese||American Podiatric Medical Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Gary Dickinson||CentriHealth/UnitedHealth Group||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|