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Health IT-related Posts

Health information technology (Health IT) provides the umbrella framework to describe the comprehensive management of health information across computerized systems and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers. For this blog we will use this tag when discussing the information system that support healthcare.

  • As we head into March and the final weeks of the first ever open enrollment period for the new Health Insurance Marketplace, HealthCare.gov is working and ready to serve millions more consumers seeking quality, affordable health coverage.

  • 2013 was another landmark year for open data across the Federal government. In an effort to feature the progress made this past year, here are a few of the top health data stories from HHS.

  • As we enter the next phase of improvements for HealthCare.gov, we remain vigilant in our focus – continuing to make improvements that will enhance the consumer experience but now prioritizing functionality for HealthCare.gov that was less immediately needed for consumers to apply and enroll in coverage in the early days of open enrollment.

  • A few suggestions on how to incorporate health information technology for anyone who might be resolving to take action on their health in 2014.

  • There's no question that, over this past weekend, Monday, and Tuesday, HealthCare.gov met the mark and did exactly what it was supposed to do.

  • Our highest priority is making sure that everyone who wants to enroll to have health care coverage by January 1 is able to do so.

  • As of 2:00 p.m. today, we’ve seen approximately 850,000 visits to HealthCare.gov – approximately five times higher than the same amount by that time last Monday.

  • As the technical improvements to HealthCare.gov continue making a difference to consumers using the website, our attention remains on addressing issues with the more “back end” parts of the system, including the creation and accuracy of 834 transaction forms.

  • As of noon today, more than 3.7 million consumers have visited HealthCare.gov this week (from midnight Sunday until noon Friday) to learn about their health insurance options, create an account, learn about financial help, compare options & select a plan

  • Today, we’ve launched an improved window shopping feature on HealthCare.gov for consumers.

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