TITLE

Use HITECH as directed

AUTHOR(S)
Turner, Frederick
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Health Management Technology;Oct2011, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for healthcare practitioners to focus on the transition to electronic health records technology. This suggestion is made if healthcare practitioners will take advantage of funds made available by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The article highlights the importance of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health to motivate individual practitioners and institutions to overcome inertia and skepticism.
ACCESSION #
66495779

 

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