BC Advantage - 2009 Issue 11
EHR With Change Comes Opportunity
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), also known as Recovery Act, Public Law 111-5 or the Stimulus Bill, was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. A chief component of this legislation provides major opportunities for the improvement of our nation's health care through health information technology (Health IT or HIT). To say "there is a lot going on" behind the scenes in HIT would be the gross understatement of the year. The acronyms alone which represent the various entities/areas involved in this highly complex undertaking are enough to make the U.S...
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