TITLE

Grassley Queries Hospitals on Stimulus

AUTHOR(S)
Goedert, Joseph
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Health Data Management;Mar2010, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that U.S. Senator Charles Grassley, a member of the Finance Committee, has sent letters to 31 hospitals inquiring about their experiences in implementing the health information technology (IT) provisions under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). As overseer of the ARRA, Grassley has heard concerns from hospitals about the quality and usability of electronic health records software, frustration with vendors and even "gag orders" on vendor contracts.
ACCESSION #
48610816

 

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