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House committee advances five bills pertaining to electronic health records management

Summary

Measures meant to address the nation’s opioid crisis

Newswire: April 24, 2018.

Dateline: Washington

Five bills affecting electronic health records management in an effort to deal with the nation’s opioid crisis passed a House of Representatives subcommittee on April 24 and will now be heard by the full committee.

The measures advancing in the House are:

In a statment, the executive director of Heath IT Now praised the bills’ movement, calling them “common sense reforms” that theCommittee on Energy and Commerce should pass at once. The committee is led by Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.).

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