States making strides in technology, info exchange

December 2007
State Health Watch;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p10
The article discusses a report which found that U.S. states are making progress in implementing health information technology (HIT) and health information exchange initiatives. Released by the Department of Health and Human Services in 2007, the report showed that 12 state Medicaid agencies have implemented a variety of HIT initiatives, including claims-based electronic health records, electronic prescribing, remote disease monitoring and personal health records initiatives.


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