Centering on Hope

September 2009
HealthLeaders Magazine;Sep2009, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p59
A reprint of the article"Centering on Hope," by Carrie Vaughan is presented. It poses questions regarding the establishment of Health Information Technology (HIT) regional extension centers as mandated by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Questions include the number of centers that should be created, whether or not the funding allocated by the U.S. Office of National Coordinator is sufficient and whether or not centers have enough expertise in providing best practices and technical assistance to clinicians.


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