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February 7, 2020 News Headlines

Registration now open for Healthcare Innovative Technology Summit

HANYS invites you to join us at our Healthcare Innovative Technology Summit on March 31. This new program will assemble healthcare leaders and technology companies to explore collaborative opportunities to improve care and operations.

Attending vendors will showcase their valuable solutions in patient engagement and clinical decision support and their disruptive healthcare technology that is redefining how care is provided.

See our conference website for more details and to register. Program contact: Thomas Hallisey Registration contact: learning@hanys.org

President delivers 2020 State of the Union address

President Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. Among other issues, the address focused on some of the president’s healthcare priorities, including an end to surprise bills for patients, and called on lawmakers to pass bipartisan legislation to reduce drug costs. The president touted his commitment to protecting patients with pre-existing conditions while also pushing back on proposals supported by some Democrats, alluding to efforts to expand coverage to undocumented populations and advance single payer plans.

The president is expected to release his federal fiscal year 2021 budget request to Congress next week. HANYS will update members on key healthcare-related provisions that matter to hospitals and health systems. Contact: Elyse Oveson