The proposals include:

The Advanced Medical Technology Association said it would take initiatives to reduce medical errors, for example by improving the design of medical devices.

America’s Health Insurance Plans said it would revamp administrative processes to standardize and automate claims submissions, payments and other functions. The group likened this to ATMs being introduced throughout the banking system.

The American Hospital Association said it would undertake various initiatives to reduce infections.

The American Medical Association said it would seek to reduce hospital readmissions by improving how patients transition out of hospital stays.

Health industries organizations include AdvaMed, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, American Hospital Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans, American Medical Association and Service Employees International Union.