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Running head. Nursing Informatics questions 2 A lot of notable emphasis has been placed on the kind of value that health IT has to offer. Moreover, the federal government is not only in agreement but is also financing the belief that with the use of health IT, the healthcare delivery system can be reformed. As such, the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act saw the industry being pumped with millions of dollars so that the adoption of various enabling technologies could be accelerated by 2015. Through its enactment as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act was signed into law to encourage the adoption and even meaningful use of health IT. The HITECH Act also has a subtitle D which addresses security and privacy concerns related to transmitting health information electronically. As a result there is a magnitude of change associated with the adoption of health information technology and also a significant change occurring simultaneously in professional organizations in support of the delivery of care. The nursing profession is one of the largest segments in the healthcare workforce. Despite its many struggles over the decades it is now faced with a challenge to raise its voice and lead in the national effort towards the transformation of healthcare. The number of informatics nurses is
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  • Spring '13
  • Odhiambo
  • Biology, Health care provider, Nursing Informatics questions

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