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Don Rucker, M.D.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Department of Health and Human Services
330 C Street NW
Washington, DC 20201
SUBJECT: ONC Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs
Dear Dr. Rucker:
On behalf of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), representing more than 4,000 neurosurgeons in the United States, we appreciate the opportunity to comment on Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs.
We refer ONC to the comments submitted by the Alliance of Specialty Medicine, as well as the Physician Clinical Registry Coalition (PCRC). The AANS and the CNS are active members of both of these coalitions and support the positions expressed in each of their comment letters.
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