(WASHINGTON, DC) March 18, 2021– Today, the Connected Health Initiative (CHI) released a statement from executive director, Morgan Reed regarding the confirmation of former California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS):
“CHI applauds the Senate for confirming Xavier Becerra as the next HHS Secretary. Secretary Becerra’s support for digital health tools and services increased use will be critical as we continue the fight against COVID-19 and to bring the best healthcare available to all Americans, particularly those in underserved communities. CHI looks forward to working with Secretary Becerra and HHS to bring the American healthcare system into the 21st Century.”
About CHI: The Connected Health Initiative (CHI) is the nation’s leading consortium of health technology innovators, policy experts, and patient advocates. Together, we advance solutions that enable providers and patients to achieve better health outcomes, reduce health costs, and foster the adoption of transformative technology throughout the healthcare system.