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Nov 17 2010   11:48AM GMT

iHT2 exclusive interview: The impact of CMS’ becoming a value based purchaser on health IT

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CMS, HITECH, iHT2, Value based purchasing

 “It’s about really trying to improve the care that is delivered, and the outcomes of health that our beneficiaries receive.”- Dr. Betsy Thompson, CMO, Region IX, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Listen in on this 10 minute discussion previewing Dr. Betsy Thompson’s keynote presentation at the Fall Health IT Summit as she discusses how the largest payer is striving to evolve to a value purchaser rather than a passive payer, and how HITECH initiatives and working with REC’s can be a simple process to improve care and outcomes. 

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