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EHI and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Release Report on Incorporating SDoH Into Community Health Programs

Washington, DC – March 16, 2023 – Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions released the report, Incorporating SDoH Into Community Health Programs. This report provides an expert overview of the important elements of incorporating social determinants of health (SDoH) into a Community Health Program (CHP) strategy – to provide interventions for vulnerable populations.

"Community Health Programs play a pivotal role in sparking meaningful change in the healthcare industry by producing positive health outcomes in vulnerable communities," said Jen Covich Bordenick, CEO of Executives for Health Innovation. "With a strong foundation, these programs have the unique opportunity to intervene for at-risk populations and individuals and offer critical health...Read more

EHI Release Report on Upcoming Cybersecurity Legislation

Washington, DC – January 12, 2023 - Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, Executive Spotlight: A Deep Dive Into Upcoming Cybersecurity Legislation With Healthcare Executives. The report contains insights from an Executive Roundtable panel comprised of leaders, including representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC), Intermountain Healthcare, MedCrypt, Medtronic, Claroty, Office of Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), and UC San Diego Health. The group examined the top legislative concerns driving executives, including new guidance and regulations related to medical devices, healthcare systems, and patient data. In addition, experts dove into the latest draft of the FDA’s Pre-Market Guidance for Medical Device and...Read more

EHI and Philips Release Report on Inequity in Cancer Care

Washington, DC – December 13, 2022 - Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) and Philips released the report, Addressing Inequity in Cancer Care. Experts, including those from the American Cancer Society, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Elsevier, Jasper Health, National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Philips address the widening gaps that exist in oncology care and screening for those in vulnerable populations, and the need for collaboration between public and private industries (including Moonshot 2.0) to make meaningful change and improvements.

“The entire healthcare industry must continue to monitor and address the disparities that exist in care delivery and recognize that the promise of equitable care has not been realized,”...Read more

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and EHI Release New Report on Cybersecurity

Washington, DC – July 13, 2022 - Today, LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, Tackling Cybersecurity Threats Without Sacrificing Usability. The report contains insights from an Executive Roundtable panel comprised of cybersecurity experts from LexisNexis Risk Solutions; Marshfield Clinic Health System; Mayo Clinic; Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC); and Providence Health. The report presents shared solutions being developed, innovative plans being implemented, and best practices created to mitigate against cyber-attacks while also retaining optimal user experience.

“Hospitals and health systems are an increasingly attractive target to bad actors,” said Josh Schoeller, CEO of the Health Care business at LexisNexis Risk Solutions....Read more

EHI Adds Prominent Voices to its Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, DC – June 15, 2022 Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) announced today the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors, one each from Northwell Health, Milliman MedInsight®, and IQVIA.

Sophy Lu Barbier, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Northwell Health; Todd Fessler, Principal, and Chief Revenue Officer, MedInsight®, Milliman; Adam Mariano, Vice President, Health Innovation, IQVIA will join the EHI Board of Directors.

“The pandemic, coupled with technological advances has ushered in a sea change in almost all aspects of healthcare,” said Jen Covich Bordenick, EHI’s Chief Executive Officer. “During this time of transformation, we need individuals who embody the innovative, forward-thinking, and collaborative spirit of EHI....Read more

EHI Releases Report: The Case for Accountability: Protecting Health Data Outside the Healthcare System

Report Introduces an independently governed self-regulatory program for non-HIPAA-covered health data, managed by BBB National Programs.

Washington, DC – March 24, 2022 – Today, Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) released the report, The Case for Accountability: Protecting Health Data Outside the Healthcare System, which makes the case for why a robust accountability mechanism is needed to govern the use of non-HIPAA-covered health data held and used by health tech companies. In the absence of new federal data privacy legislation, EHI has put forward a private-sector solution – a neutral, independently run self-regulatory program that will oversee the data use policies and procedures of the previously released EHI and Center for Democracy &...Read more

EHI Applauds Telehealth Provisions in Funding Bill, Urges Permanent Reform

Washington, DC – March 11, 2022 – Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) commends Congress for including a short-term extension of the current Medicare telehealth waivers in the Fiscal Year 2022 omnibus spending legislation. This 151-day extension provides that the telehealth services millions of patients and providers have come to rely on will not abruptly end if the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) expires.

“EHI thanks Congress for their commitment in ensuring all Medicare beneficiaries can continue to access high-quality care via telehealth. While initially enacted as temporary measures during COVID, it has become abundantly clear over the past two years that telehealth is a critical tool in removing barriers to accessing care...Read more

Executives for Health Innovation Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Telehealth Legislation

Washington, DC – February 7, 2022 – Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) applauds the introduction of the Telehealth Expansion and Evaluation Act by Senators Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) and Todd Young (R-IN), and urge Congress to swiftly take up this important piece of bipartisan legislation.

The legislation, if passed, would extend current Medicare telehealth reimbursement waivers and DEA telehealth prescribing waivers for two years after the COVID-19 public health emergency period (PHE). Last week, EHI, along with more than 330 organizations sent a letter to Congressional leaders calling for temporary extension of telehealth waivers as a pathway toward permanent telehealth policies.

“By extending the current telehealth waivers by two years...Read more

336 Stakeholders Seek Leadership from Congress to Create Permanent Comprehensive Telehealth Reform

WASHINGTON, DC, JANUARY 31, 2022 – Today, 336 organizations sent a letter to Congress urging their leadership in facilitating a pathway to comprehensive permanent telehealth reform that would provide certainty to patients and our nation’s healthcare providers while providing sufficient time for Congress and the administration to analyze the impact of telehealth on patient care. The letter was co-led by the Alliance for Connected Care, American Telemedicine Association (ATA), College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Executives for Health Innovation (EHI), Health Innovation Alliance, HIMSS, Partnership to Advance Virtual Care, and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance).

While the Biden Administration may elect to extend the COVID-19 public...Read more

EHI Announces RFP to Launch Program Recommended in Consumer Privacy Framework

Washington, DC – January 24, 2022 - Executives for Health Innovation (EHI) is coordinating the selection of an organization to implement a key recommendation proposed in the Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data. The identified organization will implement and house a self-regulatory program to govern compliance with the consumer health data-use standards contained within the Framework.

Over the last two years, EHI and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) led a rigorous process developing substantive standards that are a part of the Consumer Privacy Framework for Health Data. The data-use standards reflects the work of more than 60 participating organizations from across the healthcare sector, and public comment was sought...Read more