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|
|Paul Wilson||NCPDP||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Peter Basch||MedStar Health||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Peter Leibold||Ascension||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Phil Pearl||MediRec||✔||Submission File|
|Priya Lamba||Physicians Advocacy Institute||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Rachel Groman||American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Rachel Schwartz||America's Essential Hospitals||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Rachel Shepherd||Association of Public Health Laboratories||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir||The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI)||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Ravel Charles||Submitting as Individual||✔||Submission File|
|Raymon Nance||Submitting as Individual||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Rebecca Klein||Partnership to Amend 42 CFR Part 2||✔||Submission File|
|Richard Capps||Novant Health Medical Group||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Richard Rethorst||Franklin Hospital District, Benton IL||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Richard Wasserman||Allergy Partners of North Texas||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Bennett||American Academy of Family Physicians||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Cohen||Appriss Health||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Hussey||Wolters Kluwer||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Leviton||Allianz Global LLC||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Tennant||MGMA||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Robert Whitcomb||Advocate Aurora Health||Submission File|
|Robert Whitcomb||Advocate Aurora Health||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Ronni Solomon||ECRI Institute||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||Submission File|
|Sabatini Monatesti||ES Enterprises Inc.||✔||Submission File|
|Sabra Rosener||UnityPoint Health||Submission File|