Orrin Hatch

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5 Nagging Questions About Meaningful Use Stage 2

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | August 12, 2013

New technology, we generally assume, is supposed to make us more comfortable by instituting convenience into our lives. Yet new technology that comes with deadlines attached can have exactly the opposite effect. Read More »

Hatch Wants To Pause, Reassess Meaningful Use

Dan Bowman | FierceEMR | July 18, 2013

Despite lauding technology's potential to transform healthcare for the better, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said he thinks Meaningful Use needs to be reassessed. Read More »

McClellan Says EHRs Not Well Designed

Erin McCann | Government Health IT | June 27, 2013

Developing an effective framework for driving healthcare quality improvements proves a multifaceted, complex endeavor, and although EHR systems can play a positive role in the task, much of the technology still misses the mark. This was just one of several concerns put before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Wednesday. Read More »

Pols To Ad Networks: Pretend We Passed SOPA, And Never Mind About Violating Antitrust Law

Mitch Stoltz | Electronic Frontier Foundation | May 8, 2014

A group of United States Senators and Representatives is asking Internet advertising networks to create a blacklist of alleged "piracy sites" and refuse to serve ads to those sites. If this idea sounds familiar, that's probably because it was an integral part of the infamous Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, legislation that was stopped in its tracks two years ago after a massive protest by Internet users...

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Sen. Hatch Calls For Pausing Meaningful Use Program

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | July 17, 2013

Trying to soften the sting of his remarks by iterating that he does not want to see progress stalled on health IT adoption, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch explained that the federal government cannot afford to spend money on programs that are not working. Read More »

Stakeholders Divided On Speed Of Implementing Meaningful Use

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | July 25, 2013

Pressure is ramping up on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to reassess the current implementation timelines for the next stages of the Meaningful Use program, with industry stakeholders and others using a Senate hearing on patient care to call for a reexamination of the issue. Read More »