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The Michigan Departments of Community Health (MDCH) and Information Technology today announced more than $4.5 million in funding that will create a statewide infrastructure for healthcare information exchange that will streamline the sharing of medical information throughout Michigan. The funding will help make Michigan the first state in the nation with a program of this magnitude to streamline medical information in the state. The program clearly illustrates Michigan's move toward becoming the nation's leader in the health IT field said Janet Olszewski, MDCH Director. "When fully implemented, these Health ...
(HIT) provides the umbrella framework to describe the comprehensive management of health information and its secure exchange between consumers, providers, government and quality entities, and insurers. Health information technology (HIT) is in general increasingly viewed as the most promising tool for improving the overall quality, safety and efficiency of the health delivery system (Chaudhry et al., 2006). Broad and consistent utilization of HIT will: Improve health care quality; Prevent medical errors; Reduce health care costs; Increase administrative efficiencies; Decrease paperwork; and Expand access to affordable care. ...
CMS Conference Presentations on Multi-State Health IT ...
This Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conference focused on federal-state collaboration on the HITECH rollout of electronic health records and health information exchange, and how Medicare and Medicaid Health IT programs and other ONC initiatives worked together.  News, agenda, and the 20 presentations are posted below. According to HIMSS News of February 12, 2010, 35 states had summitted State Medicaid HIT Plans for to receive planning funds for the Medicaid portion of the EHR Incentive Program.   As HIMSS News explained “Plans are required to include the current HIT landscape in the state, the State’s ... market research, surveys and trends
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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes a section called the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, which authorizes the distribution of about $48.8 billion across the country to build and effectively use information technology to improve health care services. The HITECH Act provides:   $2 billion in loans, grants and technical assistance to advance the use of health information technology and exchange on a state and regional basis, and to support IT-related workforce training programs and research and development projects. $34 billion nationally for Medicare and Medicaid health ... market research, surveys and trends


Minutes - CT Health Information Technology and Exchange Advisory ...
Dec 21, 2009 ... Section 4201 of the Recovery Act established 100 percent Federal Financial ... An additional $15 million will be provided for technical ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Quality Improvement Organizations and Health Information Exchange
Mar 6, 2006 ... percent less than in the 7th SOW, or a total of $178 million per year. ...... of health information technology and exchange. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
UnitedHealth Vies With McKesson in Overhaul-Driven $11 Billion Tech Market
the largest drug distributor, are vying for billions of dollars in added sales by bulking up their information-technology units. The companies are expanding beyond their core business to help insurers cope with the health overhaul, which threatens to swamp industry computer systems, said Joanne Galimi , a Boston- based analyst for technology researcher Gartner Inc. Bracing for added taxes and regulations, insurers are upgrading long-neglected systems used to enroll members, track care and process claims, Galimi said. They also face a 2013 switch to a new government-mandated system for classifying diseases. Insurer spending on ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Alabama Awards $135 Million Medicaid Management Contract to HP
today announced a $135 million, eight-year technology services contract with the Alabama Medicaid Agency, enabling the state to contain costs while meeting new HIPAA requirements, and to improve healthcare delivery, provider satisfaction and recipient access to personal healthcare information. The new contract extends HP's 30-year relationship with Alabama's Medicaid agency, which oversees the Medicaid program for more than 900,000 state residents each year. HP processed nearly 32 million Medicaid claims for Alabama healthcare providers in 2009. As Alabama's ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


CT Health Information Technology and Exchange Advisory Committee
Oct 16, 2009 ... plan for health information technology and exchange, in order to receive ARRA stimulus funding. When the Plan was created, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Planning for Health Information Technology and Exchange in Public ...
Technology and Exchange in Public Health. UC Davis Health Informatics 2009 Seminar Series. Linette T Scott, MD, MPH. Deputy Director, Health Information and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
NH Citizens Health Initiative - Health Information Technology ...
was issued on January 1, 2009. The plan was the result of concerted effort by a broad range of stakeholders. In order for the recommendations of the group to come to fruition, there must be a leadership structure that will be the successor to the HIT and HIE Working Group. It is our intention to continue our effort at The Initiative to facilitate and staff the successor leadership structure.  While the final work plan and structure of the group will be refined during the first quarter of 2009 there are a series of core functions that will be considered.  Among those considerations but not limited by them are the ...
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