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Bill Frist: Time to advance a new oversight framework for health IT

Health / News December 11, 2014

Innovations in digital technology have changed the way we live our everyday lives, and we are finally, just now, seeing them change the way that we deliver health care and manage our own health.

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An Oversight Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Health IT

Page / Page August 21, 2013

Through a collaborative six-month effort, the Bipartisan Policy Center conducted research and engaged more than 100 experts and stakeholders representing clinicians, consumers, health plans, hospitals, patient safety organizations, research institutions, and technology companies to develop a set of principles and…

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Framework for patient care through robust IT

Bill Frist, Tom Daschle / News February 12, 2013

If we are to significantly improve the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of healthcare in our nation, we must employ the power of health information technology (IT). New delivery and payment models that demonstrate improvements in cost and quality require robust…

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BPC's Formal Response to the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Health / Research August 31, 2013

BPC engaged experts and stakeholders representing clinicians, consumers, health plans, hospitals and other providers to develop recommendations for an oversight framework for health information technology.

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An Oversight Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Health Information Technology

Health / Research February 13, 2013

The widespread adoption of health IT largely stems from recognition of the important role that it plays in improving health care quality and safety.

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A Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Health IT

Health / February 13, 2013 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ET

Health information technology plays a critical role in improving the quality, safety and cost-effectiveness of care. Rapidly emerging new delivery system and payment models designed to reduce costs, improve quality, and improve the patient’s experience of care require a solid…

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Bipartisan Policy Center Statement on the SOFTWARE Act of 2013

Health / Press Release October 25, 2013

Washington, D.C. – The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) issued the following statement by Janet Marchibroda, Director of BPC’s Health Innovation Initiative, regarding the introduction of bipartisan legislation, the Sensible Oversight for Technology Which Advances Regulatory Efficiency (SOFTWARE) Act of 2013. “BPC…

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114th Congress: Let’s Get to Work

Governance / Blog January 12, 2015

BPC has compiled a list of “doable items” that Congress can tackle on a bipartisan basis. Taking action on these bills could go a long way to reinvigorating the legislative process.

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Bipartisan Policy Center Calls for Congressional Action on Risk-Based Regulatory Framework for Health Information Technology

Janet M. Marchibroda / Blog October 9, 2014

There is broad consensus on the need for a risk-based framework for health IT–one that protects patient safety, promotes innovation and avoids regulatory duplication.

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Bipartisan Policy Center Releases Bold Principles and Recommendations Promoting an Oversight Framework for Patient Safety and Health IT

Health / Press Release February 13, 2013

Washington, D.C. – Today the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) released, An Oversight Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Health Information Technology, a report containing a set of principles and recommendations calling for a risk-based, flexible framework that both protects patient…

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