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|
|Kim Diehl-Boyd||CoverMyMeds||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Laura Platero||Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Laura Thevenot||ASTRO||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lauren Choi||Blue Cross Blue Shield Association||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lauren Riplinger||American Health Information Management Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lee Barrett||EHNAC||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Leigh Burchell||Allscripts||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lindy McGranahan||Veterans Affairs||✔||Submission File|
|Lisa Moon, PhD||Advocate Consulting||✔||Submission File|
|Liz Quam||Center for Diagnostic Imaging/CDI Quality Institute||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lori Manteufel||MetaStar, Inc.||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Loveleen Singh||The College of American Pathologists||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Lucy Moreno||California Primary Care Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Luke Kinzie||VHA||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mari Savickis||CHIME||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mari Tietze||Texas Nurses Association with Texas Organization of Nurse Executives||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Marian Grant||The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Marie Mongeon||Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS)||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Marie-Joy Paredes||Cleveland Clinic||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mark Newsom||Humana||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mark Savage||University of California, San Francisco's Center for Digital Health Innovation||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Martin OConnor||Private Citizen||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mary Ann Chaffee||Surescripts||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mary Beth Kurilo||American Immunization Registry Association||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mary Griskewicz||Cigna||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|