Regional extension centers News
December 18, 2012
Federal funds supporting state HIEs will be running out, and some lag behind. Others are carving paths to profitability for all with innovative ideas.
June 30, 2011
A recent eHealth Initiative survey suggests that the nation's RECs are now supporting providers as they purchase and implement EHR systems. Many have their eyes to the future, too.
June 04, 2010
Agencies preparing to launch federal Beacon communities, health information exchanges and regional extension centers talk about the need for speed, outreach and planning.
April 29, 2010
Washington has awarded millions in HIT grants to start health information exchanges. State officials think much more money is needed -- and they wonder where it will come from.
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Regional extension centers have been given grants to help small health care providers adopt EHR systems. This FAQ offers a look at the REC program -- and why some fear it may fail. Continue Reading
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A report on regional extension centers, mostly associated with meaningful use and EHRs, found the centers helped providers use some EHR features. Continue Reading
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Regional extension centers will provide EHR implementation assistance to many health care facilities. In this tip, two REC leaders identify 10 specific ways their groups can help. Continue Reading
The country's 60 regional extension centers aim to help small health care providers select, implement and maintain EHR software. Here, we identify the RECs and how to find them. Continue Reading