HHS Pumps More Money into HIT Adoption Efforts

Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Breaking News

Big schools, little schools and all kinds of lucky non-profits will get ARRA money.

Under the gun to get its “meaningful use” definition straight in order to meet the deadlines of October 2010 for hospitals and January 2011 for eligible providers, the Department of Health & Human Services is getting serious about HIT adoption, and the serious American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 money is starting to roll out.

In April 2010, the agency announced close to half a billion dollars in grants to schools and non-profits relating to the goal of establishing widespread and meaningful use of electronic health records by 2014.

On April 2, HHS announced that it is making two awards of ARRA money to support education and training in the HIT field.

The first is a set of $84 million awards to 16 universities and junior colleges in order to support…

Click here to login and get access to this article if you already receive the HIT News Wire
If you've already signed in and are still seeing this screen, click here to refresh the page.
HIT News Wire
Free registration required for full access to articles.
You will also receive
  • Free updates on the latest developments affecting healthcare IT.
  • Discounts on 3rd party offers.
Join now
You must have javascript enabled to use this form
Bookmark and Share
, , , ,