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In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was created to encourage the private and secure implementation of electronic health records (EHR) in health care organizations. Now that it has been in effect for over a decade, research how the HITECH Act has influenced the relationship between health care organizations and EHR. Provide a link to an article published within the last two years that discusses the effects of the HITECH Act, and summarize the article in your own words. Explain how HITECH Act compliance and mindful use of EHR technology has positively or negatively impacted the health care industry.The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act was more than just a way to encourage the private and secure implementation of electronic health records (EHR), it paved away for funding for health care professionals to implement EHRs. The HITECH Act has been a massive influence in the direct relation between health care organizations and electronic health records. The
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  • Spring '19
  • Kevin Hayes
  • Electronic health record, health information technology

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