HIMSS Government Relations Available to the Media

Friday, January 30, 2015, the HIMSS Government Relations Team held an informational open house for the media at HIMSS Arlington, VA offices. Available to brief the media were Tom Leary, HIMSS VP Government Relations; Jeff Coughlin, Senior Director Federal and State Affairs; Richard Hodge, Senior Director Congressional Affairs; Neal Neuberger, ...

Friday, January 30, 2015, the HIMSS Government Relations Team held an informational open house for the media at HIMSS Arlington, VA offices.  Available to brief the media were Tom Leary, HIMSS VP Government Relations; Jeff Coughlin, Senior Director Federal and State Affairs; Richard Hodge, Senior Director Congressional Affairs; Neal Neuberger, Executive Director, HIMSS Foundation’s Institute for e-Health Policy; Steve Pavlick, Manager Congressional Affairs, and Afton Wagner, Manager Federal Affairs.  Among the topics discussed included the current state of, and HIMSS recommendations on such topics as cybersecurity, telehealth, the Meaningful Use Program, The Flex IT Act, government regulation of healthcare software and mobile devices, health IT interoperability, and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT Roadmap which is scheduled to be released any day.  For more information on HIMSS’ public policy positions and activities, contact Karen Groppe at KGroppe@HIMSS.Org.

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