Category Archives: Rural Health IT Network Program

Obama’s New Rural Jobs Initiative Includes Health IT

By Bernie Monegain, Editor Created 08/16/2011    HealthcareITNews.com New healthcare IT jobs are part of the Jobs Initiatives for Rural America President Obama included announced Aug. 16 at the White House Rural Economic Forum here. The plan includes making HHS loans available … Continue reading

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HHS Rural Health IT Task Force Focus Health IT for Rural Hospitals

By Bernie Monegain, HealthcareITNews.com WASHINGTON – The Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture have signed a memorandum of understanding linking rural hospitals and clinicians to capital loan programs to help them purchase software and hardware needed to implement … Continue reading

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HRSA to Fund Rural Health Networks’ Meaningful Use

By Mary Mosquera, Government HealthIT   5/2/2011 The Health Resources and Service Administration has made available $12 million in grants for rural healthcare network organizations to help them become meaningful users of certified electronic health records. The grants may support … Continue reading

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