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Thompson announces 'Decade of Health Information Technology'

Thompson at a Senate appearance earlier this year. Credit: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
MADISONU.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson announced Wednesday the first part of the government's plan to establish a national health information infrastructure in 10 years and bring electronic health records to every patient.
Full article >>> Building an interoperable health information infrastructure, so that records follow the patient and clinicians have access to critical health care information when treatment decisions are being made.

Goal 3 "Personalize Care:" Using health information technology to give consumers more access and involvement in health decisions.

Goal 4 "Improve Population Health:" Expanding ca......

Full article >>> as been slow to invest in EHRs, with only 13 percent of hospitals reporting they had the systems in 2002, and 14 to 28 percent of physicians' practices. Some incentive options to be reviewed include:

  • regional grants and contracts to stimulate EHRs and community information exchange systems;
    improving availability of low-rate loans for EHR adoption;

  • updating fede......

    Full article >>> an EHR is stretching the resources of all organizations."


Source:wistechnology.com By Mike Klein and Kristin V. Johnson 07/21/04


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