TITLE

Stimulus for Quality?

AUTHOR(S)
Molpus, Jim
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2009, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on issues related to the $19.2 billion worth of healthcare technology funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. This fund will reportedly buy a lot of computers for healthcare information technology but criticizes if it will improve healthcare quality in the U.S. The impact of the fund on healthcare quality depends on how far the country's government will go to take advantage of the electronic health record's benefits as a decision support tool.
ACCESSION #
38897529

 

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