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HIMSS IT Provision Summary of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


As you re-define the information technology strategy for your healthcare organization, you may find the HIMSS Summary of Key Health Information Technology Provisions of The Merical Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 particularly useful.

This document is a summary of the health IT provisions of the ARRA, which aims to stimulate the economy through investment in infrastructure, unemployment benefits, transportation, education, and healthcare.  It includes over $20 billion to aid in the development of a robust IT infrastructure for healthcare and to assist providers and other entities in adopting and using health IT.