TITLE

HIMSS gives nod to $1.2B for funding to install EHRs in hospitals

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Medical Device Daily;8/28/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 166, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article announces the availability of grants from the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association ) that can help hospitals and healthcare providers successfully install and use electronic health records (EHRs). The use or installation of EHRs is part of the healthcare information technology provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. A set of grants, worth 598 million U.S. dollars, will be used to establish 70 Health Information Technology Regional Extension Centers.
ACCESSION #
43942631

 

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