HHS Adds $80 Million For Health IT Grants
Funding will be divided among Regional Extension Centers, health information exchanges, and workforce training initiatives, said the Office of the National Coordinator.
Blumenthal Cuts Ribbon On EHR Incentives Program
More than 100 healthcare organizations had already applied for federal electronic health records incentives before the program launched at an event with National Coordinator David Blumenthal.
Meaningful Use Stage 2 Being Readied For Comment
Seeking to balance empowering patients and increasing safety with not overburdening healthcare providers, the HIT Policy Committee is preparing specific questions for public comment about its Stage 2 matrix.
U.S. Visa Fees May Violate Trade Agreement
Increases for the H-1B and L-1 permits for foreigners working in the U.S. may not meet requirements of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, finds legal analysis.