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Rural Areas a Focus for Health IT Adoption

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology David Blumenthal wants healthcare providers in rural areas to be an early focus for health IT extension centers, and setting up “beacon communities” will help those providers with better access to broadband connections, Government Health IT reports. Speaking at a rural health IT conference …

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HHS Launches Web Initiatives to Promote Transparency

The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services last week launched a website that tracks how much it spends on Medicare patients in hospitals for the most treated illnesses and conditions, according to Government Health IT. HHS announced April 7 several online programs it plans as part of the administration’s Open …

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