Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Is HITECH next on the Republican chopping block?

What's HITECH? That's that stimulus package provision that applies pressure to adopt EMRs and sets those “meaningful use” standards. Via Health Care Renewal:

The next few months should be an interesting time in the politics of healthcare IT.
A replacement HITECH act that's "HI" on research and caution, but not so "HIGH" on stealth, coercion and euphoria (i.e., as on mind altering substances) would be welcomed.

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