Understanding the law and demonstrating meaningful use.
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, otherwise known as H.R. 1. The Act aims to stimulate the economy through investments in infrastructure, unemployment benefits, transportation, education and healthcare. It includes more than $20 billion to aid the development of a robust IT infrastructure. This document is an FAQ on this topic.
March 18, 2009 presentation by Todd Krieger, Director of Communications, gloStream. This document provides an overview of the healthcare IT portions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), focusing specifically on the incentives doctors will receive from Medicare and Medicaid for implementing EHR technology.
Why Electronic Medical Record Solutions Built With a Balanced Architecture Provide the Best Medicine for Doctors
David Allard, M.D., chief medical information officer at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, said Henry Ford’s 22-year experience shows that using electronic health records improves efficiently and quality and leads to higher profits.