Regional extension centers
- 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.
- April 13, 2010
Federal regional extension centers help providers adopt electronic health record systems and reach meaningful use requirements. But physician reluctance and uncertainty about meaningful use stand in the way.
- March 22, 2010
Two leaders of an Atlanta-based regional extension center discuss how they plan to help providers, especially those in rural areas, implement electronic health records and achieve meaningful use.
- January 28, 2010
Health care organizations seeking EHR incentives will soon be able to turn to Regional Extension Centers for education and outreach on federal meaningful use mandates.