TITLE

Will new administration clear the way for widespread HIT?

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the infusion of federal investment to advance the adoption of electronic medical records and electronic prescribing may help U.S. states in their efforts to promote health information technology (HIT). Vernon K. Smith of Health Management Associates says that HIT will make the healthcare system work more efficiently but notes that the benefits may accrue over a long time. The author discusses the funding issues in implementing HIT and cites the grant money received by Alabama for its HIT.
ACCESSION #
36500734

 

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