Subcommittee Hearings

Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology

Not What the Doctor Ordered: Health IT Barriers for Small Medical Practices
On Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 10:00 am, the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Healthcare and Technology held a hearing entitled Not What the Doctor Ordered: Health IT Barriers for Small Medical Practices.  The hearing took place in room 2360of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The hearing examined the adoption of health information technology by small medical practices. The Subcommittee considered witness testimony regarding the barriers that small providers have encountered and possible solutions for addressing those barriers. 

Opening Statement:

Chairwoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC)

    Witnesses and Testimony:

    Panel 1

  • Farzad Mostashari, M.D., Sc.M., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
  • Karen Trudel, Acting Director , Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Baltimore, MD
  • Panel 2

  • Sasha Kramer, M.D., Olympia, WA
  • Denise Elliott, D.P.M, Marrero, LA
    • Andrew Slavitt, Chief Executive Officer, OptumInsight, Eden Prairie, MN
      • David L. Baumer, Ph.D., Professor of Law and Technology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
      • Additional Items