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Health IT Now! Coalition to Discuss the Urgent Need to Pass Health IT Legislation
Date:9/14/2007

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health IT Now! Coalition will host a briefing on Monday, September 17 at noon in room B-339 of the Rayburn House Office Building to highlight the benefits of Health IT and the urgent need for Congress to pass Health IT legislation this session.

Health IT saves lives, ensures better patient care, reduces hospital errors and lowers overall health care costs. The briefing will feature patients, health care providers, consumers and other members of the health care community.

WHO: Health IT Now! Coalition

National Medical Association

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Retail Federation

Jennifer Queen, patient advocate

WHAT: Briefing on Health IT

WHERE: B-339

Rayburn House Office Building

WHEN: Monday, September 17 at noon

Health IT Now! is a nonprofit coalition based in Alexandria, Va. whose membership includes patients groups, providers and employers. Its primary focus is to promote the rapid deployment of health information technology across America by urging Congress to adopt interoperability legislation.


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