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Re: Health IT: The Race Is On
Posted by: John K. Higgins 2010-08-20 09:32:45
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A $30 billion information technology market is hard to pass up. That's why the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' program to invest that huge amount of money in health records technology has received a lot of attention in the IT vendor community. That's normal. It is decidedly unusual, however, for Congressional committees to conduct hearings into a federal initiative only days after regulations governing the initiative have been issued.


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Posted by: JEngdahlJ 2010-08-20 09:33:22 In reply to: John K. Higgins
Federal funding may be encouraging a move toward EHR, but there's more to it than just installing systems. How can healthcare data pooling lead to a better system? More at http://www.healthcaretownhall.com/?p=2193
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