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Monthly Archives: September 2011

New York Times reporter Steve Lohr began his article on 7/16 with the following: “TECHNICAL standards may seem arcane, but they are often powerful tools of economic development and social welfare. They can be essential building blocks for innovation and new industries.” The standards being referenced are those related to the usability of EHRs and if/how…

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Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $11.9M will be distributed to 40 rural health networks to support investment in health information technology. The news release states that each of the organizations will receive approximately $300,000 to purchase equipment, install broad band networks, and train staff. Assistance for rural health networks that provide care to underserved communities…

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