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. 

Submission Chart

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
Gay Dolin Intelligent Medical Objects Submission File
Gayle Lee Association of American Medical Colleges Submission File
Gregory Craig American Nurses Association Submission File
Halley Simpson OCHIN Submission File
Heather Lang American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Submission File
Heather Lavoie Geneia Submission File
Henry W (Hank) Jones III Law Office of Henry W Jones III & Intersect Tech. Consulting Submission File
Howard Green Green Dermatology Associates of The Palm Beaches Submission File
Howard Green Green Dermatology Associates of The Palm Beaches Submission File
Howard Green Green Dermatology Associates of The Palm Beaches Submission File
Husnain Mansoor GEHRIMED Submission File
Isabelle LeBlanc Heart Rhythm Society Submission File
James Carey University of Utah Health Submission File
James Roberts Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Submission File
James Stephenitch Cognizant Submission File
Jamie Ferguson kaiser Permanente Submission File
Janet Hamilton Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Submission File
Janice Kupiec American Dental Association Submission File
Jayde Steckowych Tri County ENT, LLC Submission File
Jeffery Smith AMIA Submission File
Jeffrey Davis American College of Emergency Physicians Submission File
Jennifer Oliver Tabula Rasa HealthCare Submission File
Jessica Doos UVMMC Porter Hospital Submission File
Jessica Rubenstein California Medical Association Submission File
Jim Gregware UCFS Submission File
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