The Telecommunications Industry Association and American Medical Association are the latest groups to join a growing chorus of stakeholders opposed to ONC's proposed voluntary 2015 Edition of EHR technology certification criteria. In a letter to National Coordinator for Health IT Karen DeSalvo, M.D., TIA stated that while it generally supports the easing of certification by the issuance of voluntary criteria, the organization is concerned that the proposed rule for more frequent certification cycles could cause confusion and have unintended consequences.
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