Healthcare Informatics Research Series UPDATE

September 2009
Healthcare Informatics;Sep2009, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p14
The article offers update on the health informatics technology. It examines the under utilization of telehealth systems mainly due to the bureaucracy and the financial reimbursement model in the healthcare industry. It also tackles the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and the upgrading of Health Information Technology (HIT) infrastructure.


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