According to Foy, MSSNY
believes that the cap on pain and suffering could lead to more stable malpractice insurance rates in New York, which, he said, has the nation's second highest premiums.
According to Michael Delaney of MSSNY, state health officials declined to attend.
She acknowledged that Gross Townsend "helped put together the materials" in the symposium package but added, "The committee and MSSNY are totally separate.
After an extensive evaluation process, MSSNY invited a handful of EHR vendors to appear before their Health Information Technology (HIT) sub-committee to present evidence of financial stability, industry accreditation, and operational functionality.
Being selected as a preferred EHR service provider by MSSNY is a great win for athenahealth, but, more importantly, a win for doctors across the State of New York who need help navigating the complexities of creating a paperless exam room," said Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO of athenahealth.
The 14 percent increase in physician medical liability insurance premiums will severely worsen the health care access crisis that has already resulted in shortages in several specialties all across New York State," said Robert Goldberg, DO, president of MSSNY