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Regional Extension Centers were established under the HITECH Act

The HITECH Act authorizes a Health Information Technology Extension Program. The extension program consists of Regional Extension Centers and a national Health Information Technology Research Center (HITRC).

The regional extension centers offer technical assistance, guidance, and information on best practices to support and accelerate the efforts of health care providers to become meaningful users of Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology.

There are about 70 Regional Extension Centers nationwide whose goal is to help primary care physicians with the transition to electronic health record software.

Enter your name, email and phone number below to get more information about Regional Extension Centers and Electronic Health Record adoption.

 



 
Also see: GA-HITREC, REC

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