Small and Rural IT Challenges

Serb, Chris
August 2006
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2006, Vol. 80 Issue 8, p60
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The article considers the implementation IT projects at rural hospitals in the U.S. According to a recent study by the Flex Monitoring Team, a consortium of rural health research centers from the Universities of Minnesota, North Carolina and Southern Maine, the vast majority of a specific subset of rural hospitals that are designated as critical access hospitals have high-speed Internet access, and half have formal IT plans in place.


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