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rural health care


January 26, 2016  2:38 PM

Rural physicians keep pace with urban professionals in EHRs, meaningful use

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR implementation, meaningful use attestation, rural health care

Though they are often thought to possess fewer resources than their colleagues that practice in different geographic locations, physicians who are based in rural areas have kept up...

May 8, 2012  9:26 AM

Patients, providers alike benefit from dermatology rural telemedicine

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
home telehealth, rural health care, telehealth, telehealth services, telemedicine technology

With scores of health IT leaders leaving the ATA's annual meeting at the beginning of May, it is no surprise telemedicine news continues to make headlines -- in particular, to...


October 11, 2011  11:16 AM

Industry giants collaborating to bring health IT, EHRs to underserved areas

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
AHIMA, EHR adoption, EHR implementation, hhs, ONC, rural health care

While stories of successful electronic health record (EHR) implementation can bring a sense of calm to other health organizations trying to accomplish the feat, it represents only a portion of those trying to enhance their health IT infrastructure. Another portion include the underserved and rural...


November 24, 2010  10:32 AM

Critical access hospitals need clarity on meaningful use

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR incentive program, rural health care

Once critical access hospitals become meaningful users of electronic health record systems, the money they will receive from the EHR Incentive Program will be calculated differently...


September 13, 2010  8:46 AM

Grants will help rural health care implement IT

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
regional extension centers, rural health care, Telemedicine

The latest round of grant money to come from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) will provide support for rural health care organizations as they implement electronic health records (EHRs) and...


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