Be ready to make decision on how you'll invest in HIT

February 2009
State Health Watch;Feb2009, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p6
The article presents the views of Anthony Rodgers, director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, regarding health information technology (HIT) and its impact on Medicaid programs. Arizona is developing a web-based health information exchange which includes the use of electronic medical records and electronic prescribing as a means of reducing Medicaid spending. Rodgers suggests to state Medicaid directors to develop an information system specifications and project plan which will result to optimized health care outcomes.


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