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|
|Matt Kerschner||American Academy of Neurology||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Matt Reid||American Medical Association||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Matthew Stanford||Wisconsin Hospital Association, Inc.||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Max Horowitz||Fresenius Medical Care||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Meghan Galer||USA MC||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Meredith Yinger||American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Meryl Bloomrosen||Premier||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Steiner||Burien Medical Eye Care||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Ellsworth||Washington State Department of Health||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Griffin||AdventHealth||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Mabry||RadNet||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Prevoznik||Quest Diagnostics||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Richter||Michael Richter MD||✔||Submission File|
|Michael Saito||Epic Systems Corp.||✔||Submission File|
|Michelle Troseth||Natioanl Academies of Practice||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Mindi Walker||Society for Vascular Surgery||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Monica Nemec||Centerstone||✔||Submission File|
|Nancy Hailpern||Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Nathan Tatro||American Psychiatric Association||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Pamela Greenberg||Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness||✔||Submission File|
|Pamela Schweitzer||Summit Healthcare, LLC||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Patricia Jones||Anoint With Oil||Submission File|
|Patrick Johnson||American Academy of Pediatrics||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Paul Cotton||NCQA||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Paul Harkaway||SE CIN||✔||✔||Submission File|