NAHC’s Affiliate Home Care Technology Association of America Submits Comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee
The Home Care Technology Association of America (HCTAA) – a NAHC affiliate – recently submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee outlining HCTAA’s position on a number of health IT-related issues. Specifically, the comments focus on, “how technology can be harnessed to advance our nation’s health care system and help patients.”
HCTAA stated in its comments that the organization is devoted to, “advocate[ing]” for greater use of remote patient monitoring and telehealth technologies because their potential for cost savings and increased efficiencies have greatly enhanced the delivery of post-acute care when deploed in the home. We believe that technology plays a critical role in enabling the shift toward value-based care models and agree that realizing the promise of 21st century technologies will improve the lives of Americans.”
HCTAA’s comments provide some background information on the need to adopted health IT products – such as remote patient monitoring – in the home setting, and also provides Committee Members with specific proposals that would help improve adoption of such technologies.
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