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Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) and Congressman Jim Matheson (D-Utah) introduced the Flexibility in Health IT Reporting (Flex-IT) Act granting the nation's healthcare providers the additional flexibility in meeting Meaningful Use requirements through a shortened reporting period in 2015.

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Several professional associations have banded together to call for immediate action to amend the 2015 EHR reporting period.
 - Karen DeSalvo

Kicking off National Health IT Week, Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, national coordinator of health IT, said she remains “firmly committed and optimistic about the opportunities for the ONC and our federal partners, as well as the private sector, to support consumer engagement in a meaningful way.”

 - Work Together Interoperability

The realignment of financial and policy incentives is crucial to sustain and support health information exchanges, according to a white paper published by HIMSS.