Saturday, February 13, 2010

Focus on HealthCare IT

US Govt. is funding $975 million in grants to states and healthcare providers to implement health information technology. The funding is available for 100,000 hospitals and primary care physicians across US by 2014. The funding is to advance the exchange of health information at the state level, develop regional extension centers to assist health care workers on health IT and support 55 training programs in 30 states to develop job skills of, as many as 15000 people in the health IT field.

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