United RECs of America

August 2010
Journal of AHIMA;Aug2010, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p26
The article reports on the expansion of the regional extension centers (RECs), which are created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, in the U.S. It mentions that there are 60 RECs being launched in the country and started to assist healthcare providers in implementing health information technology (IT), particularly the electronic health records (EHR). It also outlines the contributions of RECs for health information management (HIM) professionals in the country.


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